Benefits of Massage
Massage therapy has been shown to increase serotonin and dopamine levels, resulting in decreased symptoms of depression. The stress-alleviating effects of a massage also significantly decrease cortisol levels (the stress hormone), which reduces anxiety
Massage helps increase blood flow throughout the entire body, it reduces inflammation and pain. Massage also helps to move toxins from the muscles, which promotes healing from generalized muscle tension or injury.
Multiple studies have linked massage to better functioning of the immune system. Massage decreases cortisol, which is known for destroying your natural killer cells, and gives your immune cells a boost.
Massage therapy aims to properly align the body once again and improve posture. Massage helps your muscles loosen and elongate promoting relaxation, and thus allowing the body to re-position itself in pain-free posture.
REDUCE DEPRESSION & ANXIETY
Stimulating the soft tissues of your body will help to release toxins through your blood and lymphatic systems.
Massage can help with insomnia by putting the body into a parasympathetic state which will put the body into total relaxation making it easier for you to fall asleep.
Both tension headaches and migraines can be helped with this therapy. It relieves spasms, decreases tension and helps circulate blood and oxygen, all of which are likely to reduce headaches.
Regular massages have been found to lower blood pressure, by reducing the stress-hormone levels that can cause onset depression, anxiety and anger. Being pain-and stress-free will greatly affect your blood pressure and allow you to relax your mind.