https://medium.com/@serenaspa/8-surprising-benefits-of-a-full-body-massage-fab2399f4103

Full body massage: soft music, a little light, a feeling of calm - it is happiness. What most people don't know, however, is that during the massage your body is put into a fully activated state while you are in a state of total relaxation. Massage stimulates your nervous system; awakens your muscles, organs, and glands; Moves blood and lymph fluids and maintains many cells to produce and release chemicals and hormones Back Massager. If you rub the masseur's hands gently with massage lotion and oil, a gentle exfoliation will be created which creates fresh skin cells. When you are relaxed, your nervous system goes into a "rest and absorption" mode. If you experience pain and tension in your body, it is likely due to pressure on the nerves caused by tense muscles and massage.

A relaxed nervous system means balanced hormone production. The production of stress hormones such as corticosteroids (LDL) decreases because the "feel good" hormone increases with endorphins. The hormones that regulate your sleep / wake cycle, menstrual cycle, immune cells, blood sugar, and even the amount of food you eat respond positively to the relaxation that comes with a full body massage. The lymphatic system is essential for fluid balance and the function of your immune system. Lymph vessels line up with blood vessels in your body, and large groups of lymph nodes are in the neck, armpits, and groin. When your masseuse flushes blood through muscles and tissues, it also drains the lymphatic system, where the lymph nodes filter dead cells, waste products, and possible pathogens. Slow lymph flow contributes to fluid retention, and lymphatic system drainage can reduce swelling in certain parts of the body. Did you know that your bones also have a blood supply and that massage will provide you with the same benefits as your muscles? The bloodstream carries calcium and other minerals to your bones to maintain their strength and function, so that your skeletal system gets a big boost from massage. A full body massage is also good for your Car Seat Cushion. Vasodilation massage increases your venous return, which in turn increases blood flow and oxygen delivery to all of your organs. Your entire cardiovascular system relaxes and blood flow to your body increases. Activating the parasympathetic nervous system in "rest and digest mode" helps regulate blood pressure and heart rate. Stress affects the digestive system, and massaging your entire body can have a very healthy effect on the way your body processes food and nutrients. The parasympathetic nervous system regulates digestion, produces the necessary chemicals (such as saliva, gastric juices, and insulin), and stimulates peristalsis, which transports food through the intestines.

Classic Swedish massage includes an optional abdominal massage that works directly on the colon to regulate the final stages of digestion. As food moves smoothly through the digestive system, the stomach, gallbladder, pancreas and intestines work together to achieve maximum nutrient absorption that supports your general well-being. Your masseuse may ask you to take a deep breath at the beginning of the massage. Breathing freely is one of the fastest ways to relieve stress, and your first breath on the massage table can turn into a sigh of relief. Apart from the diaphragm, there are muscles in the ribs, chest and neck that aid in breathing.

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