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MASSAGE THERAPY IS NATURAL TREATMENT FOR INSOMNIA
Everyone has seen ads for pills that promise a good night's sleep, but not everyone wants to rely on prescription medication. Over-
It's easy to see why some people seek refuge in less-
HOW MASSAGE WORKS
Research has shown that regular insomnia massage therapy not only reduces pain and anxiety but also increases relaxation, which can help restore your sleep pattern.
"When you are deprived of deep sleep, certain kinds of pain chemicals are released," explains Dr. Tiffany Field, director of the Touch Research Institute at the University of Miami School of Medicine. But that changes with any kind of massage, whether for insomnia or increased flexibility or greater relaxation.
"There is a release of serotonin, which is the body's natural production of anti-
EFFECTS OF INSOMNIA
Sometimes, a good night's sleep seems impossible to attain. Whether that's because of specific or general stress, hormonal or schedule changes, short-
Feeling sluggish or less than energetic during the day is bad enough, but insomnia can also reduce cognitive functions while increasing depression, anxiety and problems with memory. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention have declared that insufficient sleep is a public health epidemic. "Sleep insufficiency [is] linked to motor vehicle crashes, industrial disasters, and medical and other occupational errors.
Other benefits of massage include improved posture, lower blood pressure, relaxed muscles, better circulation, a stronger immune system, relief of headaches, and stress reduction. So the natural treatment for insomnia comes with additional reasons to make massage therapy a regular part of living a healthier life.
Dr. Brent Bauer of the Mayo Clinic on the Benefits of Massage Therapy