Emotional and Mental Benefits of Massage Therapy

Massages are not only for physical injury and illness, our bodies need nuturing for our mental and emotional state as well. We go through life without a thought about how our bodies are dealing with day to day stress.

Research shows that a good massage therapist can provide the kind of relief that you will need to help with reducing adverse feelings like anger, anxiety, depression and their related stress hormones.

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Almond Flowers — by Claudie Lemoine

Massage therapy soothes the body and helps to diminish your stress levels. It improves your mood and gives you healing from trauma by releasing the feel good hormones such as: Oxytocin, Serotonin, Dopamine and Endorphins.

Massage therapy is advised for people of all ages, from babies to old age. So why not go ahead and indulge in a massage, it’s good for your emotional well-being and your physical health.

Source: The Benefits of Massage