Specialized studies show conclusively that a massage session can have beneficial results, one of these results beeing stress reduction.
It is clinically proven that relaxation massage reduces stress.
Millions of people have resorted to therapists to treat stress using relaxation massage sessions – the pros oppinions proving the effectiveness of this non invasive technique.
With the help of massage sessions, reduce stress naturally, unlike other forms of alternative therapies used today.
What is actually stress?
Stress represents the psychosocial phenomenon, resulting from internal confrontation of a person with difficult situations, crises, is the body’s way of responding to a physical or emotional request.
Tension and discomfort weakens people’s ability to defend against everyday stress that sometimes they are subjected to.
The body’s ability to react to these stressful situations and cope with threats is essential for our existence as people.
However, when we are in a continue long-term situation of stress, due to situations in progress (exemplified: issues related to family or work, financial concerns, etc.) – the body will react on us, on our body and create harmful effects on many body systems, mentioned here: the immune system, cardiovascular system, endocrine system, reproductive system and examples could continue.
Does massage sessions really reduce our stress?
Well, the answer to this question is unequivocal – yes – it is true that a session of massage reduces stress.
During a massage sessions, many researchers in the field affirm the fact that endorphins are being released – and the number of endorphins increases, those chemical substances that provides to our body a general feeling of good, quiet, the effect being one that last.
Cortisol is a hormone steroid produced by the adrenal cortex that is involved in the stress response. This hormone increases blood pressure, blood sugar levels.
The amount of cortisol in the blood covers different variables so that the maximum level is available in the morning hours, and the minimum level comes to about three hours after falling asleep.
The changing of this type, linked to serum cortisol level is closely linked to hormone ACTH, stress, depression, illness, fever, trauma, fear, pain.
There are several studies that have shown the effectiveness of massage in reducing stress in different situations:
- a significant reduction in cortisol (stress hormone) could be done safely by using specific massage techniques, with associated improvement in psychological well-being.
- It is tested the effectiveness of massage therapy intervention on reducing anxiety at the workplace.
The massage is the gentle technique of emotional rebalancing, somatic stress release, through which we regain our wellbeing.
Besides banishing stress massage activates blood circulation and lymphatic circulation, improves sleep, reduces feelings of anxiety and despression, reconnects us with our own body.
A single session of massage does not do wonders, but if you are looking fo total elimination of stress from your life, eliminate pain, release toxins, the recommendation we make to you is to call at least once a week, for sessions of massage – following this treatment for consecutive weeks.
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