How Massage Therapy helps your Blood Pressure

How does massage Therapy help your Blood Pressure?

Did you know that not only can massage therapy help you feel better, improve posture, reduce joint problems  and alleviate pain but it can also lower heart rate and blood pressure?

Studies have shown that high blood pressure can cause many negative effects and even lead to eventual heart attacks. This is because when you have a massage you are helping the sympathetic nervous system relax. Having regular massages can help your blood pressure because the sympathetic nervous system is responsible for your body’s stress, or fight or flight response, having too much stress is one of the main causes of high blood pressure. Massages are also able to help the body naturally reduce the stress hormone cortisol.

When you including massage therapy into your wellness plan has been found to be beneficial for a variety of medical conditions and injuries. As well as stimulating the circulatory, lymphatic and hormonal systems.

Message therapy has been shown to help increase relaxation and reduce stress because of it’s ability to reduce pain, muscle tension and soreness throughout the body.

Massage therapy can also benefit a person because it is able to flush the muscle tissue and improve a persons circulation, thereby increasing energy, alertness, reducing anxiety, alleviating arthritic and sciatica pain

Additional methods are used to control high blood pressure other methods to control high blood pressure as well. These include taking medications and other medical procedures and changing your lifestyle by working out regularly with a personal trainer and maintaining overall health are also other ways people can work to lower their blood pressure. Fit Elements goes above and beyond a traditional massage. We also offer cupping, light therapy, CBD & Kinesio taping. PLUS a wealth of knowledge and years of bodywork Experience Fit Elements is truly able to help you work towards Correcting Muscular Issues instead of simply slapping on a band aid. If you’re looking for more than just a lotion rub call 813-328-4115 to set up an appointment. Licensed Florida Metropolitan University , Tampa Fl  MA # 51101 For more information about massage contact us!

RaeAnne Meyer-Joiner

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