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Massage the Mind and Body

Here’s some food for thought: According to The American Institute of Stress: • Stress is the basic cause of 60 percent of all human illness and disease • 3 out of 4 doctor’s visits are for stress-related ailments • 44 percent of us lose sleep every night due to stress So how does stress influence …

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Hot stone massage: Warmer Muscles for Better Therapy

The addition of hot stones to a massage dates back to Ancient China, where they were used to help improve the function of organs and tissues.  Hot stones have been used in Native American treatments to relieve cramping, and have even been referenced in ancient Rome and Greece. Not surprisingly, many people today see benefits …

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he Power of touch

According to Texas psychology professor David R. Cross, PhD, … the ill effects of non-touching are simply not that obvious and don’t receive much attention. While there is scientific research showing non-touch is detrimental to health, none of these effects grab headlines, sound alarms, or elicit urgent concern. The effects are more insidious and long-term …

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Therapeutic Massage for Anxiety

A new study finds that massages may actually help treat anxiety and other mental health disorders, like depression, due to their ability to reduce cortisol and anxiety symptoms. The researchers conducted a randomized study that focused on patients who had generalized anxiety disorder (GAD). People with GAD experience constant anxiety, with fearful and worrisome thoughts …

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Massage to Increase Energy

It has long been suggested that massage therapy is good for us and that it can reduce our fatigue and increase our energy. While massage does not directly increase energy, it does reduce fatigue and often decreases the symptoms that sap our energy, resulting in our feeling better. Massage therapy has been shown to increase …

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