03 Mar Massage Link Love: 5 Ways Massage Therapy Can Improve Your Health
We can all agree that massage feels good… and you know I’m a strong advocate for the belief that you deserve to feel good. It probably won’t be a big stretch for us to all agree that massage can be relaxing, it can help when we’ve got a kink in the neck or throbbing in the low back… most would agree that good massage can help you sleep better… but how about massage being able to improve your over all health? In this massage link love the American Massage Therapy Association highlights 5 ways massage can improve your health… check it out >>
5 Ways Massage Can Improve Your Health
Five Health Benefits of Massage Therapy
1. Control stress. The longterm effects of stress can take emotional and physical tolls. Massage therapy may relieve stress and conditions associated with it, such as tension headaches.
2. Increase immunity.Medical research indicates that massage therapy can help boost the immune system by increasing the activity level of the body’s natural “killer T cells,” which fight off viruses.
3. Boost mental health and wellness.Research suggests that symptoms of stress, anxiety and depression (all associated with mental health) may be directly affected with massage therapy.
4. Manage pain. Pain can negatively affect a person’s quality of life and impede recovery from illness or injury. Research shows massage can help low-back pain, headaches, Carpal Tunnel Syndrome and more.
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