Almost everyone deals with some kind of stress in their lives. All the tension stored often manifests in the shoulders and neck, and so a massage can help relax our bodies and release all that unwanted strain on our bodies.
However, there’s so much more to a massage than just loosening up our muscles, which is why we’re here to tell you the 5 benefits of a relaxing massage.
- Anxiety and Depression
A professional human touch can often be quite therapeutic. The slow and gentle movements can make a person feel safe and relaxed, which can counteract the feeling of anxiety and depression. According to a 2005 study in the International Journal of Neuroscience, women who were diagnosed with breast cancer, and received massage therapy three times per week, were less depressed and angry after visiting a masseuse.
- Restful Sleep
Do you often struggle to have a good night’s sleep? Does your body feel constantly restless? It might be time for a massage, as massage therapy can promote relaxation. In fact, many parents are now providing infant massages to their newborn babies, as it can help the little one sleep more, cry less and feel a lot more relaxed. After the massage, why not enjoy a night of sheer heaven at the new Shankly hotel in Liverpool, which is the perfect venue for those who love both style and comfort.
- Boost Immunity
Massage really can boost your immunity. According to 2010 study in the Journal of Alternative and Complementary Medicine, massage can boost a patient’s white blood cell count – which is integral for fighting diseases in the body. Massage has therefore been known to help improve immune function for individuals with HIV.
- Relieves Tension Headaches
Those suffering from tension headaches should definitely consider massage therapy. as they can often decrease the headache severity and frequency. So, don’t let those horrible chronic headaches persist and enjoy a massage at 30 James Street’s Spa in Liverpool, or at another professional spa destination
- Improve Circulation
Massage therapy is known for improving circulation in the body, as the soothing motion can help blood circulate through the body. Massage will also help pump oxygen and nutrients into vital organs and tissues to improve your body’s health.
Massage therapy really can improve your health, and frequent massages will offer even more benefits to your body. While it may cost both time and money, you cannot put a price on your health. Regular massages will determine how healthy and youthful you may be in your later years, and it’s also a pretty great way to pamper yourself.