How massage can help deal with stress and fatigue

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Some interesting facts on how massage can help deal with stress and fatigue:

  • Healthy touch of any kind can reduce the heart rate and lower blood pressure
  • Touch and massage stimulates the release of endorphins, the body’s natural pain killers
  • During a massage the body instantly gets relaxed and stress levels are reduced; the same effect as 7 to 8 hours of good sleep
  • Massage increases circulation, which removes waste products and brings in healing nutrients
  • As with exercise, massage has the greatest benefit when you receive it regularly
  • Research indicates massage therapy can boost immunity and reduce hypertension
  • Our therapists loves to talk – and more often than not just having someone to talk to also helps to deal with stress.