Five benefits of getting regular massages

By Garden Retreat Spa

New Yorkers are famous for their weekly or monthly full body massage. NYC has many spas in the city and most spas say that their massage helps to relieve tension and stress. Apart from these facts, massages are said to help the body work at an optimal level that helps people stay physically and mentally well.

Here are 5 interesting benefits of massage for your body

Fighting fibromyalgia symptoms – This is a form of chronic muscle pain, which causes fatigue and tenderness. Suffers say that frequent Fibromyalgia massages have helped to alleviate muscle pain, discomfort, and spasms.

Easing effects of postsurgical rehabilitation – After surgery, most patients need time and help to heal. Massages are said to help to increase circulation, relax muscles and improve joint movement. Some forms of massages have been known to promote tissue regeneration and reduce swelling after surgery.

Improved mood – Massages are said to lower levels of cortisol, a stress hormone by 50%. It is also said that massages help to increase the feel-good hormones serotonin and dopamine.

Headache relief – Many people suffer from migraine headaches and they are often triggered and worsened by stress and poor sleep. Migraine sufferers say that massages have helped to improve the quality of their sleep and therefore reduced the occurrence and severity of migraines.

Lowering blood pressure – High blood pressure is one of the leading causes of strokes and heart attacks in the US. Researchers now say that a mere 10-minute massage at an Asian spa NYC, can lower risks of having high blood pressure by 20%.


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