When a person is stressed the body increases many hormones, such as cortisol and vasopressin.
Because massage has a calming effect on the autonomic nervous system, this has been found to help regulate this hormone imbalance and reduce stress.
Massage stimulate the release of endorphins such as serotonin and dopamine through stimulating the autonomic nervous system.
An increase in the levels of endorphins reduces aches /pains and increases relaxation and calmness.
Massages have a positive effect on all the body’s systems and to help sleep, relaxation and to keep stress at bay or to reduce stress and have a calming effect. A regular massage is good for overall wellbeing and health.
Massages sooth nerve endings in the skin. Head massages reduce tension in cranail muscles and help to reduce headaches.