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A 43-year-old member asked:

does facial massage sound very beneficial?

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Dr. Jay Rosenfeld
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Yes: Facial massage can be useful to decrease anxiety, help with headaches and enhance overall well being. Some people love it and others do not like having their face touched in this way.

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A 37-year-old member asked:

What age group would benefit from a facial massage and mask?

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Dr. Jay Bradley
LASIK Surgery 18 years experience
Any age: If you are stressed or need to rejuvenate the face, a facial massage and mask can be helpful. This can be utilized at any age.
A 35-year-old member asked:

Please explain what happens during a massage & facial?

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Dr. Joel Cooperman
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 46 years experience
Relaxation: Massage anf facial treatments usually involve techniques applied to muscles that cause relaxation, increase blood supply and releave nerve prssure. The net affect should be a sense of relaxation and ease.
A 50-year-old member asked:

I'm curious what occurs during a massage & facial?

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Dr. JAYENDRA SHAH
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 59 years experience
`Move lymph .RelaxS: MASSAGE IS OF FOUR TYPES. DEEP AND KNEEDING CAN HURT TOO. MOSTLY PEOPLE RECEIVE COMFORTABLE PRESSURE AND MOVEMENTS OF HANDS TO MOVE LYMPH AND IT MOVES BLOOD.TOXINS REMOVED FROM TIRED MUSCLES.. SKIN IRRITATION IS COMMON IF OIL IS NOT USED.IT RELAXES AND SOME EVEN SLEEP AS RELAXATION IS TOO MUCH.IT HELPS AFTER TRAUMA, ACCIDENTS, MUSCLE WEAKNESS, SPASM OF MUSCLES ,P M & R useas TREATMENT

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