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7 Massage Benefits for Breast Cancer Patients and Survivors

Oct 11 2019

7 Massage Benefits for Breast Cancer Patients and SurvivorsDiscover the benefits of massage for those who have or had breast cancer. Learn which types of massage are most beneficial for work with cancer patients and survivors, and 6 contraindications to look for before starting treatment.

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8 Benefits of Manual Lymphatic Treatments

Sep 25 2019

8 Benefits of Manual Lymphatic TreatmentsManual approaches to aid lymphatic system efficiency have become a mainstay in hospitals and clinical settings to aid chronically ill patients. A wide range of patients may benefit from manual lymphatic treatments including oncology, autoimmune and other chronic disease patients. Discover the 8 main benefits of manual lymphatic treatments.

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Rare But Potential Adverse Events Resulting from Massage

Sep 6 2019

Rare But Potential Adverse Events Resulting from MassageWhile massage is generally considered a safe form of therapy, it is not entirely free of risks. In any discussion of negative effects resulting from massage, however, it’s important to distinguish between side effects and adverse events.

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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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Inflammation Relief and 12 More Benefits of Witch Hazel

Oct 15 2019

October is here, which means the season of the witch is upon us. Sounds spooky, doesn’t it? But not all witches are bent on spreading mischief. For every wicked witch of the west, there’s a Glenda guiding you safely back to Kansas. Witch hazel falls firmly in that latter camp. In the spirit of this witchy season, we’re sharing the top 13 benefits of witch hazel, one of which is inflammation relief.

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A Beginner’s Guide to Intuitive Eating

Oct 9 2019

Discover what intuitive eating is, its 10 guiding principles, as well as how it differs from mindful eating.

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Breast Cancer Awareness and 8 Prevention Tips

Oct 1 2019

Discover the early signs of breast cancer, the four stages of breast cancer, as well as 8 proactive measures to prevent breast cancer from invading your life.

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