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Massage and Touch Are a Necessity for Cystic Fibrosis Patients

May 2 2019

Massage and Touch Are a Necessity for Cystic Fibrosis PatientsFind out more about cystic fibrosis (CF), including signs, symptoms and typical treatments, and why massage is a necessity in CF care and treatment.

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How Massage Benefits Your Brain

Apr 18 2019

How Massage Benefits Your BrainMassage is classically known to stimulate serotonin and dopamine, enhance brain wave activity, improve sleep, and activate parasympathetic response. This article will explore the many ways massage and related bodywork facilitate better brain health.

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Detoxifying Effects of Bodywork and Massage

Apr 4 2019

Detoxifying Effects of Bodywork and MassageMassage therapy has been touted for decades as an effective means to encouraging body systemic detoxification. The phrase “massage may detox the body” is a common claim made in the massage therapy and bodywork industry. This article will examine how massage may aid the body’s detoxification efforts.

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Differences Between Relaxation Massage, Medical Massage & Sports Massage

Aug 29 2014

A friend gives you a gift certificate for a massage, but what kind of massage will it be? What do you request – do you even have a choice? Learn about some basic options available to you when the time comes for you to schedule that appointment. Continue reading

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Where On My Body Is a Massage Therapist Allowed to or Qualified to Work?

Jun 30 2014

Discover which parts of the body are forbidden to touch during a massage session. Continue reading

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Why Do I Feel Ill The Day After My Massage?

Jun 10 2014

You get a massage to feel good, to feel better. Yet, the next day you are full of aches and feel a bit like you might be coming down with something. What is going on? A simple explanation and a few helpful hints may help you to avoid this in the future. Continue reading

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Will Taking Probiotics Make You Poop?

May 20 2019

Find out the answers to all of your probiotic questions, including will they make you poop, will they give you diarrhea, when you should take them, and much more!

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Milk Thistle Battles Obsessive Compulsive Disorder

May 7 2019

Did you know that milk thistle has recently been touted as a natural remedy to help manage the debilitating symptoms of OCD?

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What Is the Best Natural Remedy for Arthritis?

Apr 30 2019

Move over acetaminophen! Check out the best natural remedies for your arthritis pain. But it doesn't stop there - what you eat matters, too. Discover foods you should avoid and foods you SHOULD eat to keep your joint pain at bay.

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