Massage draws on a rich history used throughout the ages to treat a variety of physical and mental ailments. Today, massage is used to safely and effectively boost mental health.
Proven to be effective in combating high levels of stress, massage can improve emotional and mental well-being in addition to decreasing anxiety and depression. Modern life is full of stressors that can exacerbate any underlying mental health conditions and regularly scheduled massage sessions can provide relieve and contribute to a holistic wellness strategy.
Another important part of your mental function is deeply impacted by your hormones. In fact, your brain is what is responsible for positive and negative feelings. Through the manipulation of muscle tissue and the application and movements associated with a massage, your body’s responds to this touch by boosting the production of feel good hormones like serotonin. Massage also reduces the amount of cortisol, the stress hormone that your body produces. This can provide an emotional boost and stability for your mood.
Safe and Effective
As a non-invasive and nonpharmacological form of care, massage is accompanied by little risk to side effects or adverse reactions. It’s a safe and effective tool that can be added to nearly every self-care toolbox. At Elements Massage Moon Valley, we can help incorporate regular massage sessions into your routine so you can feel like your best self.