Friday, November 10, 2017

Massage 4Families4Health

"Health is a state of complete physical, mental, and social well-being and not merely the absence of disease or infirmity."
- The World Health Organization (WHO)

We all know that massage can be very relaxing and reduce stress.  We often think of massage as being a luxury that we indulge in for special occasions.  While both of these statements are true, there are so many more benefits that we can get from receiving massage on a regular basis.  In fact, according to the American Massage Therapy Association, 50% of consumers received massage therapy for medical reasons.  Massage is now considered as important as diet and exercise in maintaining a healthy lifestyle.
Did you know...?
  • Studies show that 70-90% of illnesses are Stress related
  • Massage reduces Cortisol, the "stress" hormone
  • Massage increases Serotonin, the "feel good" hormone
  • Massage increases Endorphins, our natural pain killers
  • Massage can have positive effects on those diagnosed with High Blood Pressure, Cancer, Dementia, Depression, PTSD, Fibromyalgia, Carpal-Tunnel Syndrome, Plantar Fasciitis, Torticollis (stiff neck), Migraines, Arthritis, Muscle Soreness and Fatigue, just to name a few.
Anita4Massage ~ 4Families4Health offers therapeutic massage in your home or office. View our list of services at www.Anita4Massage.com

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