This week’s blog is a guest post from Sarah Jones. After trying out numerous massage and relaxation techniques, Sarah finally found the ideal place to share her experience and knowledge. On Relax Everyday, she writes about relaxation, meditation, and other calming techniques for a healthier disposition. Today she’s writing for Woman Beauty in Nelson about the health benefits of massage.
The team at Woman Beauty take your relaxation very seriously! But if you think that massage is just about relaxation then think again, because massage therapy has many health benefits, read on to discover how it can help your overall well-being.
Massages Help Fight Illness
Massages have been shown to help boost immune power. People leave a massage feeling relaxed and invigorated, and the feeling helps to boost immune system properties reducing inflammation and building up a resistance to sickness. A lighter-pressure massage is most effective for increasing immune system powers, as studies have shown that it increases the number of lymphocytes, white blood cells, found in the immune system.
Soothes the Back
Millions suffer from neck and back pain caused by stationary sitting all day or by injuries. Massages can often be used in lieu of pain pills. Applying pressure to your sore back and neck can ease painful symptoms quickly. Regular massages are encouraged over several weeks for those suffering from chronic neck or back pain. Try the Woman Beauty Neck, Back and Shoulder Massage to ease your pained muscles.
Massages help you get restful sleep. Many people toss and turn or have problems falling and staying asleep. Massages relax the body and are generally carried out in a calming, soothing atmosphere which also calms the mind. This is a dynamic combination that will help those who struggle with sleeping soundly to rest easy. Good rest is needed for our minds and bodies to rejuvenate, and getting a massage once or twice a week will improve sleep quality.
The most popular use for a massage is to ease soreness and tension. Both can be caused by stress, injury, or damage to muscles and tissue. Exercise often leaves us sore, and massage is a great way to increase blood flow by using pressure on tight or sore areas. They can be used after workouts for a quicker recovery time, reducing the aches and pains that you might feel after strenuous activity.
Smiles All Around
Massages make you happy! Some people experience mild discomfort as the masseuse works on their body, applying pressure to the troubled areas. After the massage is completed, most people feel much better. Fluid movements return, the pain eases, soreness dissipates, and you feel calmer, healthier, and happier, boosting your overall mood and helping you to feel better both inside and out. Massages have a tendency to leave people happier and relieved, thereby reducing symptoms of depression.
What are you waiting for? Scheduling a regular massage can help ease not only tension but stress, soreness, and negativity from your mind and body. They benefit your body in numerous ways and are considered a great element to incorporate into your health and fitness routine.
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