Why and how massage therapy helps you feel better

Everyone needs a massage from time to time. It’s one of the best ways I can think of to relax.  But these days, massage is not considered as a luxury anymore, but it is also seen as a therapy that helps your body to relax and release the pain. Massage feels really great. Even thinking about it feels good. Why is that so? The touch of the skin causes pressure to the nerve cells of the skin and they send signals to the brain to release the endorphins hormones. They improve your mood and decrease the level of the stress hormones. You body feels more relax, because the hormones cortisol and adrenaline decrease.

There are different types of massage. The massage therapy can be the cure for many diseases such as anxiety and depression, digestive disorders, fibromyalgia, headaches, insomnia, constant stress, myofascial pain syndrome, soft tissue strains or injuries, sports injuries, temporomandibular joint pain and many other diseases. Despite the medical benefits, many people decide for a massage therapy because it relaxes your body and causes a feeling of comfort, affection, connection. Another reason why massage therapy is good for you is because it stimulates the state of mindfulness. It refers to the control of your emotions and brings your attention into the present moment. Many massage professionals use oils during the massage known as aromatherapy. Certain types of oils stimulate different brain areas. The most common oil used during a massage is the lavender oil and it helps you relax faster.

A massage therapy is a perfect way to boost your mood, improve the blood circulation, relax your muscles and release the pain and the negative energy. It provides a lot of benefits for your mental and physical health, so everyone should be able to afford a massage therapy once in a while.