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Benefits of Massage

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Benefits of Massage

There are so many benefits of getting regular massage.

By reducing stress, treatments assist the body to heal itself; it also increases overall health and well-being. Holistic therapies reduce the heart rate, lowers blood pressure, increases blood circulation and lymph flow, relaxes muscles, improves range of motion, and increases endorphins, the body’s natural painkillers.

“Over 95% of all illnesses occur because of stress in the body’s autonomic nervous system.”  Stanford University Study

Some of the other health benefits include:
• Tension headaches relief
• Improved circulation and lowered blood pressure
• Enhanced immune system and balanced autonomic nervous system
• Relief from muscle aches and stiffness, improves muscle tone
• Improved muscle and joint flexibility
• Eliminates toxins, promotes healthy skin, improves digestion and elimination
• Deeper and easier breathing
• Alleviates discomfort during pregnancy
• Promotes faster injury/illness recovery

Here is a good article about the benefits of massage.

http://thebodyworker.com/massage_blog/the-benefits-of-massage/

About the Author:

A certified and gifted body-worker, Susan practices holistic massage. She has been practicing in the health and wellness industry for 15 years in Classic Deep Tissue Massage, Prenatal Massage, and Lymphatic Drainage. Susan is passionate about alternative health and the healing arts. She believes that the benefits of natural healing work alongside traditional scientific approaches. Drawing from her expertise in several modalities, Susan provides an intuitive, comforting and customized treatment with each massage. Her sessions not only stimulates the muscles and lymphatic system, but also create positive effects to the heart and mind that last long after the treatments are over.
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