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Home Massage for Infant Colic

Colic is defined as severe, fluctuating pain in the abdomen, caused by gas or an obstruction in the intestines. When a newborn baby suffers from colic, they tend to cry or be fussy, even though they are otherwise healthy. Approximately 20 to 25 of all babies experience clinical colic. Pediatricians now think all babies actually suffer from this affliction, but

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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

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Signs You May Need a Massage

How do you know if you need a massage? What tell-tale signs will your body or mind exhibit to let you know it is time to schedule a massage therapy appointment? Believe it or not, there are some key indicators most people commonly experience before they head into a massage therapy appointment. If you experience any of these signs, chances

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5 Reasons Massage Can Improve Overall Health

Massage is great for your overall health. Most people assume that massage can only help correct your sore muscles and reduce tension present throughout your body. But, that is a false assumption. Massage therapy is a great way to keep your overall health in tip-top shape. Check out these five reasons as to why massage is great for your overall

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Massage Therapy for Sleep Improvement

Have you been having trouble sleeping lately? If you’ve answered yes, you should consider setting up a massage therapy appointment. Massage has been proven to help decrease restlessness, and to reduce the likelihood or frequency of insomnia. Routine massage therapy appointments are a great remedy for those experiencing trouble with their sleeping patterns.

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Massage is Great for Anxiety

Massage is calming, relaxing and therapeutic. It can de-stress the mind and allow the body to function properly. Massage is a great remedy for anxiety, It’s relaxing and soothing properties allow you to re-sync your brain and body. Whether you have just been feeling anxious lately, or suffer from general anxiety disorder, massage can get you back into gear and

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Massage Therapy for Improved Sleep

There are an estimated 40 million people in the U.S. who suffer from some type of chronic sleep disorder (source). Lack of sleep can suppress your immune system, impair memory/cognitive function, promote weight gain, and disturb your body’s normal hormonal balance.

Many people who suffer from chronic sleep disorders resort to medication sleep aids to help them fall

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The Benefits of Massage Therapy for Seniors

Massage therapy isn’t just for the younger generation; seniors can benefit from it too. Whether it’s to fight arthritis or promote better sleep at night, there are a number of reasons why seniors should seek massage therapy. Below is a closer look at some of the top benefits of massage therapy for seniors.

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Top 7 Benefits of Massage Therapy

#1) Relieves Stress

This is something from which we can all benefit. According to a poll conducted by the National Public Radio, nearly half of respondents (49%) said they had experienced at least one “major stressful event” in the past year, with health problems being the most common cause of stress. Whether your stress is caused by health, finances, occupation,

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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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