Best of all, you don’t have to train for a marathon in order to reap the benefits. Even a half-
No one person is the same therefore there is no “one size fits all” cure or treatment.
A report from the American Journal of Psychiatry showed that massage therapy had "potentially significant effects" in alleviating symptoms of depression.
So how exactly can massage help:
It lowers cortisol levels. Cortisol is the body’s response to stress and massage therapy lowers it by as much as 50%.
It increases the levels of serotonin and dopamine which are both neurotransmitters that help to stabilize mood.
It induces a feeling of relaxation
Taking time for massage is as important for people suffering from depression as it is for people suffering from aches and pains. Ongoing massage therapy promotes a relaxed state of mental alertness and our membership system can make having massages more regularly much more achievable. Sometimes it can be difficult to make time to take care of yourself but it is important.
We have choosen a few useful links to help you with frequently asked questions. Even if they don’t have detailed answers, they will give you a starting point for learning more. They’re good companions to the outstanding depression blogs.
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