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From the Institute for Integrative Healthcare

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The term depression covers a number of mood disorders resulting in persistent feelings of sadness and/or hopelessness. If symptoms last more than two weeks it is generally advised to see a doctor to determine the underlying cause and decide if medication is needed.


Massage has been shown to be effective in alleviating symptoms of depression. For chronic symptoms it may be best to refer client to a mental health professional.

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