Eliminate Stress With Massage

Massage or massage in English said to have originated from the Arabic meaning mass'h gentle pressure. Therapeutic massage itself was 2,500 years old which was started by the Chinese people. Around the year 400 BC, the Greek father of medicine, Hippocrates used massage therapy to cope with a sprain. Now the method of massage is growing rapidly with a different version of each country.

The benefits of massage and touch for stress relief has been much studied the expert. One study by a team from the University of Miami who followed the health of 37 patients with breast cancer who received massage therapy or muscle relaxation during five weeks. The respondents who were in the massage therapy group say they feel more energy, less stress and a sense of anger.

Meanwhile, research from the University of South Florida found that patients with high blood pressure are getting massages for 10 minutes three times a week that lasted three weeks had lower blood pressure 11 points.

The ability of massage therapy to eliminate stress from the body's biochemical effects that changed after getting a touch of the hand. In a series of studies conducted on 500 men, women and children who suffer from stress hormones found their stress was reduced by 53 percent.

In addition to reducing stress hormones, massage given to increase levels of serotonin and dopamine, a neurotransmitter that helps reduce depression and create a sense of comfort. These benefits are felt not only adults but also infants.