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What are health benefits of massage therapy?

What are health benefits of  massage therapy?

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 massage therapy?

What are the benefits of massage therapy?

Many benefits: There are numerous theories about how massage therapy may affect the body and studies are underway to look at benefits. Current research supports the general conclusion that massage therapy may be effective for anxiety, low back pain (short term benefits noted), may help to relieve pain and improve mood in cancer patients, can improve function in neck pain. ...Read more

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What are the medical benefits to massage therapy?

What are the medical benefits to massage therapy?

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 benefits of vit d?

What are benefits of vit d?

Many: There are so many that i feel strongly that everyone should have a level drawn and then supplement to a level of about 75. Vit d is a strong anti-inflammatory and inflammation is at the root of all the bad things that afflict our health. It prevent heart disease, diabetes, cancers of breast/colon/prostate, etc, it prevents rheumatoid, lupus, dementia and on and on.. Start today! ...Read more

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What are some benefits of microdermabrasion?

What are some benefits of microdermabrasion?

Minimal: Microdermabrasion will only give you some minimal skin glowing that is very short lived. Removes the top layer of dead skin, not deep enough to give you a dramatic or longlasting improvement. ...Read more

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What are good remedies for healing facial scars?

What are good remedies for healing facial scars?

Topical treatments: Include silicone gels and daily massage. We have been impressed by a new product called scar recovery gel. More invasive procedures include carbon dioxide laser resurfacing and dermabrasion. ...Read more

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What are the benefits of a prenatal massage therapist?

What are the benefits of a prenatal massage therapist?

Relaxation...: Any massage therapist can lead to you being more relaxed; which can be beneficial to both mom-to-be; and ease the burdens of the labor process. ...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 are some benefits of acupuncture?

What are some benefits of acupuncture?

There are many: I treat patients with acupuncture for many conditions. I use it for people with PTSD, anxiety disorder, depression, addictions, stress, insomnia and for many medical conditions - especially those associated with pain. Acupuncture often brings hope to people who have lost hope. ...Read more

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What are the dangers and contraindications of massage therapy?

What are the dangers and contraindications of massage therapy?

No dangers: Massage therapy is a wonderful healing method on its own or combined with others for multiple conditions- physical and mental. Contraindications for it would be abscesses (puss collections), significant breaks on the skin, infections, fevers etc. A massage therapist would know them. The danger would come if you are in the hands of some one incompetent. ...Read more

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What are the benefits of steaming face?

What are the benefits of steaming face?

Helps cleansing: It increases blood flow. aids in exfoliation of old skin, opens up the pores, softens the skin for easier cleansing. ...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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What are benefit of massage? Massage with which oil is most effective?

What are benefit of massage? Massage with which oil is most effective?

MANY BENEFITS: Massage has many benefits and depends on therapeutic massage for skeletal and medical conditions or just for relaxation 1relives stress in muscles and skeleton 2reduces pain 3relaxes you all over 4release endorphins and make you feel good 5ease medication dependence 6enhances immunity by stimulating lymph flow 7helps athletes to prepare for and recover from strenuous workout 8helps depression;anx. ...Read more

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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 wont notice a difference and they will want you to return for repeat (costly) treatments. ...Read more

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Are there any facial exercises for a slimmer face?

Are there any facial exercises for a slimmer face?

No slim comes from. : ..Exercise, and weight loss, however u can not determine where the fat u burn comes from. It is a genetic pre programed equation that decides where the fat will b reduced through metabolism. Exercise is good for bones, health ; well being. ...Read more

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What are benefits of krill oil?

What are benefits of krill oil?

Mostly hype: Krill oil and fish oil are the new snake oil, both are high in omega 3 fatty acids which are extremely fragile. Omega 3 fish oils reduce triglycerides by impairing the liver's ablility to make them. However the oxidative stress caused by fish oil actually raises LDL cholesterol. Some day we may use the phrase "this is just more fish /krill oil" or "here comes the fish/krill oil salesman". ...Read more

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What are the benefits of sports massage therapy for athletes?

What are the benefits of sports massage therapy for athletes?

Loosening tight musc: It. Loosens tight muscles, aids with spasm, relaxes you, etc. Muscles glide on fascia, a slippery connective tissue, which also can become irritated or inflammed. It helps this as well. Finally, painful muscle, when pressed hard at the point of pain (called acupressure) will alleviate the pain afterwards and prevent spasm! ...Read more

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Are there good alternative therapies for facial nerve paralysis?

Are there good alternative therapies for facial nerve paralysis?

No really: No dependable alternative therapies exist. The cause of the paralysis is very important. A bell's palsy should probably be seen and treated by an ENT to ensure appropriate treatment (high dose steroids +/- decompression surgery). If the paralysis is complete, surgical options exists for the various problems associated with the paralysis. See a facial plastic surgeon w/ experience in this area. ...Read more

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

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

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. ...Read more

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Which oil is best for facial massage?

Depends on you skin.: Choice of message oil should be according to your skin types. ...Read more

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Does facial massage sound very beneficial?

Does facial massage sound very beneficial?

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. ...Read more

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Why do I feel extreme pain from a facial massage?

Why do I feel extreme pain from a facial massage?

Unknown: I would not expect a patient to experience extreme pain from a facial message. If it does not go away within a day or two, i would call the therapist who treated you. That person should refer you to a doctor. ...Read more

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Can i go for facial massage right after microdermabrasion?

Probably: If it is truly microdermabrasion and not dermabrasion. The difference being that dermabrasion removes the epithelium and would need to recover before a facial. ...Read more

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What to do if I had a facial massage just over 5 months ago and my face is still extremely painful?

What to do if I had a facial massage just over 5 months ago and my face is still extremely painful?

Eval: Don't know if this was a deep facial. Don't know if your skin is sore or it is deeper structures. Bottom line is that you should not have residual pain from a facial massage five months ago. I would get medically evaluated. Take care. ...Read more

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Which extra virgin coconut oil brand is the best for facial massage? Please help.

Which extra virgin coconut oil brand is the best for facial massage? Please help.

Cannot endorse: We are not permitted to endorse a specific brand of anything. That being said, coconut oil that actually smells like coconuts is probably a superior product to those that don't. ...Read more

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How can I do facial massage for a curvey forehead?

How can I do facial massage for a curvey forehead?

Facial massage: As long as you have no medical condition causing your forehead situation, just massage as best you or the massage therapist can. Massaging areas around it such as the face, shoulders, etc. can help circulation to to forehead, which has much less tissue than the areas mentioned. Peace and good health ...Read more

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Can you tell me if is it possible to achieve a new shape of forehead in the way of facial massage?

Short Term Changes: In Japan, and other Asian countries this is extremely popular and is on TV quite often. Some short term changes can be seen, as muscle tone will definitely change with massage. Unfortunately, we often have certain habits, postures, etc. which cause patterns of muscle firing. Unless these patterns change, long term results are unlikely. ...Read more

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Can you tell me what you suggest if is it possible to achieve a new shape of forehead in the way of facial massage?

Can you tell me what you suggest if is it possible to achieve a new shape of forehead in the way of facial massage?

Not really: If your head forehead (frontal bone) has a shape, you're generally stuck with it.If the shape is due to cranial bone dysfunction (an osteopathic concept) proper manipulation may help alter the way the bones function, resulting is slight shape change.Generalized massage might do that by accident, at best. ...Read more

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Is facial massage good for the skin or does the tugging cause wrinkles?

Is facial massage good for the skin or does the tugging cause wrinkles?

Very good: Facial massage should be light, up-lifting, using tapping, stroking, and light pressure techniques. It does not produce wrinkles. Sun exposure, smoking and dehydration or poor nutrition contribute to wrinkles and ageing appearance to skin. Use creams to reduce drag on the skin during massage. ...Read more

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I read that 5 htp helps with bruxism. True? Safe? Would facial massage help. Jaw and ear pain. Only thing that helps is nightly benadryl (diphenhydramine).

I read that 5 htp helps with bruxism.  True?  Safe?  Would facial massage help.   Jaw and ear pain.  Only thing that helps is nightly benadryl (diphenhydramine).

Maybe: Sleep bruxism is a parafunctional activity that occurs in nearly all people. It is simply night-time clenching or grinding of the teeth. Htp increases seratonin. Bruxism can cause significant damage to the teeth and tmj. It can be reponsible for tension type headache pain. It is best managed with a devised called a nti which suppresses elevating muscle activity by 70 percent when worn during sleep. ...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 benefits of steaming face?

Helps cleansing: It increases blood flow. aids in exfoliation of old skin, opens up the pores, softens the skin for easier cleansing. ...Read more