How Massage Can Benefit Your Heart
Regardless of age, massage therapy performed by a skilled and qualified
therapist can reduce stress, cause relaxation and enhance feelings of
well being. A good massage can stimulate the nerve endings in skin,
release endorphins (the feel good hormones) and inhibit the stress
hormones cortisol and adrenaline. Blood will circulate more
efficiently, blood pressure will drop and heart rates will slow down.
regular massage regimen can reduce the risks associated with stress,
such as cardiac arrhythmias (the heart pumps less effectively, so less
blood reaches the brain and other vital organs). READ MORE
Reduce Blood Pressure with Shiatsu Massage
Shiatsu massage, also called Zen shiatsu, is an Oriental medicine
technique used to treat common physical and psychological ailments
through finger pressure. This particular type of massage therapy is
used to alleviate pain, help relieve symptoms of depression, stress and
anxiety, and also reduce blood pressure levels.
HBP, or high blood pressure, is a severe condition that may lead
to heart failure, stroke, and coronary heart disease, among other
health complications. Many people around the world suffer from high
blood pressure, and in the US alone, 1 in 3 adults suffer from the
illness. READ MORE
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