When you hear the word massage, all you can think of is heavenly bliss and a feel of tranquility that encompasses your senses and sends you into another world, but there’s news for you! Massages aren’t just a wonderful experience; but they also have numerous health benefits. Our Massage Therapy at Dreamworks Spa is not just a brilliant way to relax and unwind from a stressful day but it also offers therapeutic advantages for your body.
Clinical studies show that even a single 1,5 hours session can significantly lower heart rate, cortisol levels and insulin levels-all of which help reduce stress through massage therapy.
Pent-up levels of the “stress hormone” cortisol can lead to sleeplessness, headaches and even digestive problems. Massage has been shown to decrease cortisol in the body.
Massage facilitates blood circulation because the pressure created by the massage technique actually moves blood through the congested areas and brings oxygen to damaged and tense muscles.
Massage can relax and loosen the muscles made sore by bad posture, allowing your body to position itself in its natural-and pain-free-posture.
Lowers Blood Pressure
Long-term studies have shown that a consistent massage program can decrease diastolic and systolic blood pressure; decrease salivary and urinary cortisol stress-hormone levels; and lower sources for depression, anxiety and hostility.
Improving the blood circulation causing soothing muscles relief. Massage relaxes muscle tissue, reduces nerve compression, painful contractions, and spasms.
Massage therapy has shown to be effective in treating migraine and tension headaches as well as sleep disturbances and distress symptoms.
Strengthens Immune System
Massage boosts and creates an increased number of lymphocytes, which are white blood cells that play a leading role in defending the body from disease.
By working on muscles, connective tissues, tendons, ligaments, and joints, regular massage can improve your flexibility and range of motion, keeping your joints more fluid and making them less injury prone.