MAS­SAGE THER­APY

Good Health (Australia) - - Be Inspired -

Be­yond help­ing you feel pam­pered, does a mas­sage have any other ef­fects? “Some types of mas­sage have been proven to be ef­fec­tive for re­lax­ation, such as Swedish mas­sage,” says Edzard.

The sci­ence bit

The ev­i­dence is lim­ited for other ben­e­fits, but The Na­tional In­sti­tutes of Health in the US has sug­gested that mas­sage might help with poor sleep, while an­other study sug­gested it could lower blood pres­sure.

Find out more

Find a ther­a­pist at the As­so­ci­a­tion of Mas­sage Ther­a­pists: amt.org.au

An­other study sug­gested it could lower blood pres­sure

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