You for sure know how relaxing a massage session is. But, did you know it has become one of the leading choices for alternative medical treatment?
Yes, massage helps with various ailments such as pain management & selected body disorders. The relaxation experience has become more than just a luxury – it is now offering many medicinal benefits.
So how does massage offer health benefits beyond just relaxation?
Manages Anxiety & Depression
Massage reduces levels of the stress hormone cortisol, thus resulting in lifted spirits and lower blood pressure. It boosts the production of feel good hormones – serotonin and dopamine, which bring the mind and body to ease by reducing the stress levels.
Reduces Muscle Stiffness & Pain
Stiffness and pain in muscles is common to every individual. But with a full body massage you can free your muscles from this pain and experience more of relaxed muscle movement. This is primarily because massage breaks the tensions that build in muscles and enhances the flow of blood.
Stress, depression, unhealthy lifestyle and a lot many reasons can make you sleep deprived – which can cause further health problems. But a regular massage therapy can help in treating sleep disorders. The massage strokes and aromatic essence of massage oils calm the brain cells and bring your body to an alleviated state of relaxation where it enjoys a healthy sleep.
Multiple studies have linked massage to better functioning of the immune system. A 45-minute massage session helps in boosting the number of lymphocytes in body – white blood cells which play a large role in defending the body from disease.
Poor circulation can cause you to suffer from various ailments like heart and kidney problems, high blood pressure, and organ damage in the long term. Fortunately, with a massage therapy, you can get rid of muscles soreness and improve blood flow. The massage strokes increase blood flow to localized area of the body, thus improving circulation and transfer of increased nutrients to each body part.
With so many health benefits to offer, a massage is one healthy alternative to medicines and it doesn’t just feel good – it’s good for you.
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