Regardless of age, a massage treatment from a qualified therapist can reduce stress, cause relaxation and enhance over all wellbeing. A good massage can stimulate the nerve endings in skin, release endorphins (the feel good hormones) and inhibit the stress hormones cortisol and adrenaline. Blood will circulate more efficiently, blood pressure will drop and heart rates will slow down.
A number of long-term studies have shown that a consistent massage program can decrease blood pressure- and maintaining a healthy blood pressure can contribute to lowering the odds of one having a heart attack. Furthermore by releasing the stress in tight muscles you will be able to move and breathe freely- a good source of oxygen will be good for your heart and your mind.
Our massage therapists are highly trained in their discipline and can effectively relieve the tension in your body, help to remove toxins and reduce overall stress. Balanced Bodies recommends the other healthy practices such as exercise, healthy eating and work life balance as well as incorporating a regular massage into your regime as a way to look after your heart most effectively.