Massage Therapy Can Help Lower Blood Pressure & Control Stress
Updated: Feb 14, 2020
Massage does make us feel so much better. There are many ways this improvement happens and a growing body of evidence as to why. The relaxation response slows the heart and reduces blood pressure. Massage is one way to turn up the relaxation response in the body.
A recent article in the International Journal of Preventative Medicine references studies relating blood pressure and heart rate improvements from massage. Here's a synopsis from the American Massage Therapy Association.
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