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Are massages healthy?

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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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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What are the benefits of a butt massage?

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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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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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

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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?

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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How benefitial are eye massages?

How benefitial are eye massages?

Comforting: If done gently, it can be comforting. There are, however, no benefits to the health of the eye or to vision from eye massage. ...Read more

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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?

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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Is prostate massage dangerous?

Is prostate massage dangerous?

Vigorous massage is: Prostate massage is used in clinical practice rarely to diagnose chronic bacterial prostatitis. If used to achieve an intense orgasm, it should be done carefully, as vigorous massage may result in damage to the nearby thin rectal lining, stricture of the membranous urethra, or possibly epididymitis. If a patient has acute bacterial prostatitis, vigorous massage may seed the blood with bacteria. ...Read more

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Does self fertility massage work?

Does self fertility massage work?

Reduces Stress...: There's no scientific evidence that massage improves fertility and increases pregnancy rates. But at least one study showed that the hands-on bodywork can dial down your anxiety level. Since stress has been shown to interfere with getting pregnant, it makes sense that reducing stress through massage could — theoretically — improve your odds of conceiving. Best wishes! ...Read more

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How do you give a alcohol massage?

How do you give a alcohol massage?

I don't believe: That alcohol would have the right consistency for a massage - but it can be applied to reduce heat. ...Read more

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What is a tantra massage good for?

What is a tantra massage good for?

Many things: Tantric massage has many possible benefits including reduction in stress and pain levels. It can assist with circulation, blood pressure, decreased libido, sleep problems and increases spiritual awareness. ...Read more

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Can I massage a soft tissue injury?

Yes: You can control the massage, and prevent any further injury. ...Read more

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Why would someone get a jamu massage?

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Why would someone get a jamu massage?

Jamu Massage: Is a form of bodywork that combines the benefits of massage & botanical therapies. Jamu means herbal remedies (indonesia). It induces relaxation to reduce stress, invoke spiritual awareness, stimulate circulation, & general sense of well-being. ...Read more

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Why would someone get a yoni massage?

Sexuality: Yoni massage allows a woman to become more aware of her sexuality. It develops trust and sexual expression between partners and has been beneficial with women who have been victims of sexual assault. ...Read more

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Why would someone get a kriya massage?

Healing destress: Kriya massage can help to reduce stress levels. It increases mind- body awareness & facilitates emotional, spiritual and physical healing. ...Read more

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Why would someone get a swedish massage?

Why would someone get a swedish massage?

Massage: Touch, our first comfort, is a lasting source of pleasure & well-being. There are # massage therapies worldwide. They can help release tension/strains, restore alignment, promoting relaxation, improve circulation (depending on technique blood, lymph, air, cerebrospinal, organs), & balance energy/chakras. Some use oils: swedish (western), balinese, thai, bindi (ayurvedic); no oil: shiatsu. Be well! ...Read more

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Why would someone get a tantric massage?

Tantric Massage: Tantric massage has many possible benefits including reduction in stress and pain levels. It can assist with circulation, blood pressure, decreased libido, sleep problems and increases spiritual awareness. ...Read more

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How come I feel sick after a body massage?

How come I feel sick after a body massage?

Depends: I don't know what you are referring to by sick. If you are nauseated, have respiratory distress, congestion of burning eyes - you may be allergic to a component of the massage oil. This should be discussed with the massage therapist. ...Read more

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Why would someone get an eclectic massage?

Adapt to needs: Different types of massage provide different benefits. An eclectic approach allows the massage therapist to adapt the massage to your particular needs. Possibilities include: deep tissue work, swedish massage, acupressure, reflexology, ashi point deactivation etc. ...Read more

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How can I make my own edible massage oils?

How can I make my own edible massage oils?

On- line.: There are multiple recipes that you can check out on line by doing a search. ...Read more

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How would one massage the prostate easily?

How would one massage the prostate easily?

Why would: You want to do that? Are you talking about massaging someone else's prostate? I'm sure there are many porno web sites that have explicit directions and even instructional videos. ...Read more

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Could cyriax's friction massage be harmful?

Could cyriax's friction massage be harmful?

Possibly: Massage force can harm healthy tissues if not done correctly, or if the tissue is not healthy to start with.
The goal of friction massage is to restore muscle length and break down restriction in muscle action.
Very. Enericialmwhen done correctly, but careful assessment before and during treatment is required. ...Read more