The principles of reflexology have been in use for thousands of years, although this type of massage hasn't been widely used in the United States for very long. While it may sound strange that a foot massage can help with symptoms in other parts of the body, there are some potential benefits to reflexology. These benefits aren't necessarily the same as those that a person gets from a regular deep tissue massage.
11 April 2016
Bodybuilding can be hard on the body, and muscular pain is almost unavoidable when you are constantly pushing yourself to lift heavier weights. Unfortunately, pain can interfere with your workout schedule by keeping you out of the gym and unable to lift for a few days. Those who want to see muscular gains quickly or who want to take their lifting to the next level often turn to supplemental therapies to keep pain from limiting them and to enhance their training.
4 April 2016
Many people know the benefits of scheduling a massage to get relief from muscle aches, but the reality is that this health practitioner can help you in a variety of other ways. Whether you're happy to get treatment for your sore muscles or you're curious about the other ways that massage therapy can be of benefit, it's worthwhile to call your local massage clinic and discuss the part of your body that is ailing you.
16 February 2016
After a day of chasing kids, a nice massage might really do the trick. Unfortunately, a day at the spa isn't always in the budget or the schedule when you have a family. Luckily, you can still give your partner the benefit of a relaxing massage. Here are some massage oils that you can make at home. You can use them to give your partner a spa day right in the luxury of your own home.
25 May 2015
Most people are worried about having an excessive amount of sugar in their diet. While saying no to a sugary soft drink and a too-sweet cupcake is often a good thing for the inside of your body, you may want to re-consider using sugar for your body's exterior diet. The skin can benefit greatly from sugar, so you may want to start using it in your foot scrub instead of salt.
21 April 2015
Acupuncture is a form of ancient Chinese medicine that is performed by placing several small needles into your skin. These needles are put at different depths within your skin, and are said to stimulate the skin wherever they are placed. Acupuncture has been shown to be beneficial for many different reasons, and this article will discuss 3 of them. Help With Infertility Even in the world of modern medicine, acupuncture is used to compliment other forms of infertility treatment.
31 March 2015
When people experience high or chronic levels of stress, a chemical called cortisol gets released into the body. Cortisol and adrenaline are released as part of the "fight or flight" response in the adrenal system. If people are under too much stress for too long, this "fight or flight" response gets activated again and again, releasing huge amounts of cortisol into the body. Unfortunately, this over production of cortisol causes a multitude of healthproblems, including blood glucose issues, heart problems, mental fog, lowered immune system and more.
11 March 2015