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How do massages actually help?

How do massages actually help?

See below: Probably the most powerful effect of massage is to decrease stress hormones associated with pain and allow greater relaxation. They can certainly help with muscle spasm and tightness although are best done in conjunction with physical therapy if there is a specific muscular or orthopedic problem. I had a massage yesterday. If massages were mandatory, there would be a lot less anger and illness. ...Read more

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What is prostate massage?

What is prostate massage?

Rectal examination: This is where a finger is placed into the rectum and the prostate gland is palpated and gently massaged to help express secretions. This can help decrease the symptoms of prostatitis in some men. ...Read more

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What is perineal massage?

Massage: Perineal massage involves gently stretching the tissues that surround the opening to the vagina. Pregnant women close to delivery sometimes do this. ...Read more

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Risks of perinatal massage?

Risks of perinatal massage?

No: Massage during pregnancy is a great way to relief stress, help with aching joints, and relieve lower back pain. There are no risks to pre-natal massage, and a professional massage therapist should be knowledgeable about accupressure points that "may" stimulate labor. ...Read more

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How could you personalize your massage oil?

How could you personalize your massage oil?

Massage Oil: Purchase unscented massage oil and, if your are not allergic or overly-sensitive, add a few drops of whatever essential oil you like. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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What sort of massages are involved in acupressure?

What sort of massages are involved in acupressure?

Pressure on points: Acupressure massage utilizes pressure applied by the fingers or elbows to stimulate specific major acupuncture points on the body. ...Read more

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Is it okay to go for a massage even you have menstration?

Is it okay to go for a massage even you have menstration?

Yes: Should be fine, would avoid deep pressure message especially if it is uncomfortable. ...Read more

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How to massage the varicous viens?

How to massage the varicous viens?

Not effective: Massage is not an effective way to treat varicose veins. It will not have any affect on the veins themselves & they tend to worsen the longer that you have them. I would recommend that you seek expert opinion on treatment options by a board-certified vascular surgeon who is an expert in varicose veins, as at your age you should consider having them treated with an intervention. ...Read more

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Sometimes lying on my front i.E. Having a massage I get pain across the middle of my back and taking a deep breath at same time makes the pain worse?

Sometimes lying on my front i.E. Having a massage I get pain across the middle of my back and taking a deep breath at same time makes the pain worse?

Well that sounds: Like you might have a problem in your back. You should ask your family doctor to examine you. See if you have a radiculopathy or just centralized pain. ...Read more

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I had a csection lang july, is it ok for me to have a massage now?

I had a csection lang july, is it ok for me to have a massage now?

Probably: Unless there is a specific reason not to get a massage, it should be fine for you to get one. Enjoy! ...Read more

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What are the proven advantages of stomach massages?

What are the proven advantages of stomach massages?

What is the promise?: Massage can have many benefits when it comes to relaxation, muscle aches, pains etc. But be wary of anyone who promises to correct some inner function like reflux or gallbladder problems or constipation -- especially if they are charging you money. Chances are you won't notice a difference and they will want you to return for repeat (costly) treatments. ...Read more

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How to perform breast massage?

How to perform breast massage?

Uncertain for what: You can massage from the edge to the nipple. You can discuss this with your physician ...Read more

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Uterus not contracting so they massaged it. Why?

Uterus not contracting so they massaged it. Why?

Stimulate the uterus: After delivery, the uterus is often massaged to stimulate it to naturally contract to avoid prolonged bleeding. ...Read more

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Are massages healthy?

Massage Health: Massages vary in type and intensity, but generally they are a healthy way to ease aches, soothe tight spots, improve circulation, promote relaxation, and provide therapeutic or caring touch. Care must be taken, though, to avoid massaging acute or infected wounds, swollen glands, cancerous regions, or unwilling participants. ...Read more

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What's the best type of massage?

No "best": There is no such thing as the best massage. There are many types of massage and they have different purposes. Some massages provide relaxation and reduce pain and spasm. Others are for dealing with muscle pain, muscle imbalance and healing injuries. Most massage therapists are trained in different techniques in order to best serve the needs of their clients. ...Read more

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Is it ok to have a massage everyday?

Is it ok to have a massage everyday?

Certainly: About the only negative I can think of here is that you will make all the people who do not get massages every day jealous! If you have the time to spare and the money to spend, and presuming that massages help you to feel good, I can think of no good reason not to get a massage every day! ...Read more

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Do massages serve any medical purposes?

May be: If massage makes a person feel better, improve their impression of health, it is useful even if it is not therapeutic for a given illness or diagnosis. Is it cost effecitve, would be for the person to decide. Some demential patients are helped by the skin-to-skin contact and may be calmer after a massage. ...Read more

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What are the benefits of a butt massage?

Felaxation of muscle: A massage typically relaxes tight muscles. That reduces nerve pressure and improves blood flow. In the butt area, it can releave pressure on the sciatic nerve. ...Read more

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Is the crazy fit massage helpful or not?

Helpful in some ways: But the jury is still out on whether its safe: clinton rubin, a biomedical engineering professor at state university of new york at stony brook believes these high levels of vibration may lead to increased back pain, cartilage damage, vision and hearing loss as well as possible brain damage. Buyer beware. ...Read more

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Which types of massage can I choose from?

Swedish, deep tissue: There are many many different types (i would say about 40-50) of massage but the most common ones are the swedish, the deep tissue and the sports massage. ...Read more

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Is there any health risk by daily massage?

Can think of just 1: The only health risk I can think of in getting daily massage is the risk of being sad and disappointed if you ever stop receiving them!
enjoy! ...Read more

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What's the benefits of using a massage slippers?

What's the benefits of using a massage slippers?

Massage: Massage improves blood flow in that area temporarily, it may help relieving pain and healing of any inflammation.
But how much the slipper would help, you may have try and see. ...Read more

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How is it that people should get regular massages?

Personal: People with pain, edema from stroke or cancer, as well as minor stress related illnesses, tell of great benefits. Sports participants often feel it helps with recovery of extreme performance. Financial and time constraints often limit the commitment to regular massage, even when it is healthful and pleasurable. ...Read more

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

`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 ...Read more

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What are the positive benefits of getting a massage?

Many: First, massage increases circulation, allowing therapeutic blood and lymph flow to occur. It relaxes injured and tense muscles. It reduces spasms and cramping. It makes joints more pliable and increases range of motion. Finally, massage helps the body release endorphins which are the body's natural painkillers. ...Read more

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What are the benefits of massages? How often should I get one?

What are the benefits of massages? How often should I get one?

See below: A massage can relax muscles, decrease stress, improve blood flow, and provide an overall sense of well-being. Frequency is up to the individual. ...Read more

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What are the first things things that you feel when starting massag?

Sensation: Usually fingers of massage therapist on skin. Many use warmed, aromatherapeutic oils that feel very nuturing when applied to the skin. ...Read more