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4 Massage Techniques to Help Lower High Blood Pressure
According to the CDC, nearly half of all adults in the U.S. suffer from high blood pressure, which consists of two numbers: systolic (or the top number which describes the maximum pressure happening with each contraction of the heart) and diastolic (the bottom number which describes the lowest pressure happening when the heart is in between beats).
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5 Reasons to Get a Massage This Summer
While many people think of massage as a treat for special occasions, the truth is that regular massage can be extremely beneficial, especially during the summer months. Here are five reasons why you should consider getting a massage this summer:
5 Reasons You Need Massage Today
The American Massage Therapy Association took a survey recently to find out why people get massage. What they found was that 72 percent of those surveyed claim their primary reason for receiving a massage was because it was medically advised, or to relieve stress. And growing research supports the premise that massage is very effective therapy in this regard, and
Massage Can Regulate High Blood Pressure
Massage therapy can help influence a wide variety of annoying ailments and injuries. High blood pressure or hypertension is just one of the many conditions for which regular massage therapy sessions is greatly beneficial. Here are five reasons why it is important to use massage therapy to help your high blood pressure problems today.
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Why Try Massage?
Massage is both therapeutic and relaxing, it is something that everyone should try at least once. The catch is, once you try it, you are sure to be coming back for more. Massage is extremely beneficial for the body and can help you in many ways. There are a plethora of reasons for getting a massage, but here are the
The Effects of Muscle Tension and How Massage Can Help
Many people brush off muscle tension as being nothing more than the body’s response to stress, assuming it has no real impact on their health. But the truth is that muscle tension, especially chronic cases that persist for weeks or months on end, can affect the body in more ways than just one.
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Massage Therapy May Lower Blood Pressure
While most people seek massage therapy for its relaxing, stress-reducing benefits, it may also be a beneficial treatment for managing high blood pressure.
According to the American Society of Hypertension (ASH), as many as 1 out 3 adults in the U.S. have high blood pressure (known medically as hypertension). If left unchecked, high blood pressure can lead to a wide
5 Powerful Health Effects of Olive Oil
Derived from the fatty liquid of pressed olives, olive oil is a versatile substance that’s loaded in nutritional value. Just a single tablespoon has 10 grams of monounsaturated fat, 1.4 grams of polyunsaturated fat, vitamin E, and other other key nutrients. While most people consume it for its delicious flavor and smooth characteristics, olive oil has