The anti-stress benefits of massage


We all have those days where we just want to fall asleep on that plush bed. But with the hectic days and nights at work and at school, sleep is a luxury these days.

One of the most common things for stressed-out women to do is have a massage. And why is that? Here are the many reasons.

First, having a massage feels so damn good. It relaxes you mentally and emotionally, and it also lowers blood pressure and hypertension while boosting immunity. This makes you more resistent to common sicknesses such as colds and flu.

Second, as little as 10 minutes can help ease muscle tension or any part of the body that hurts after a heavy workout or stressful and repetitive position. Certain pressure points such as the palms, the shoulders, and the lower back alleviate pain in the different parts of the body.

Lastly, it reduces the amount of stress-inducing cortisol in the body. This lowers the risk of depression and anxiety among individuals who frequent massage therapies. Mental and emotional stability leads to a healthy mindset and body.

Still not convinced? Set up an appointment at your nearest spa. Let's see if you don't come home ready to hit the sack.

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