Health Benefits of Massage Therapy

Massage Therapy

Massage Therapy

Massage therapy relaxes and improves the mechanical function of the body. Our bodies respond to the physical touch of massage in the relaxation response, which slows heart rate and breathing rate and lowers blood pressure and production of stress hormones. It’s so simple to allow the troubles of the day only slip away, when you’re getting a deep massage.

Reduces Stress

A head and a tense physique have a tendency to go together. Relax one, and the other goes along with it. Nervousness can create various other health issues if let untreated, so a regular massage therapy is a superb idea in preserving mental health. A lot of it could be launched through massage, before nervousness builds up to an unmanageable level.

Boosts Immunity

Massage has also been associated with enhanced immune system. Massage increases white blood cells in the body, which are responsible for fighting diseases. Massage can naturally boost the cytotoxic capacity of the immune system, which is the action level of the natural ‘killer cells’ of the body.

Improving Sleep

In case you ever fell asleep during a massage session, you may have experienced one of the health benefits of massage therapy. A massage therapy can improve sleep through the link that it has to delta waves. These are the brainwaves needed for a good night’s sleep.

Massage Therapy

Massage Therapy

Reduces Back Pain

Massage may be quite helpful in treating back pain. A lot of this back pain comes from simple back tension, that is not only uncomfortable in itself but also might cause you to hold yourself in an unnatural way, trying to relieve the pressure but accidentally contributing further to it. Reduce that anxiety with massage, and the rear can relax and operate the way it was supposed to.

Beauty

Just a little massaging in the right area can also have beauty benefits. Massage enhances blood circulation which plumps up sagging skin and promotes lymphatic drainage adding vitality to dry and lackluster skin. You do not even need to make an appointment with your health practitioner, just using daily circular motions with your fingertips on your face and scalp for a few minutes can make a difference.

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