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Massage Not Just for Women

May 26, 2012 12:13PM ● By Della Danley

Massage is not just an indulgence, but is proven to have many health and mood benefits for both men and women. According to Men’s Health Magazine men can “fix it with massage”:

  • Neck Pain: Those who have received Massage scored 39% better on the Neck Disability Index Chart.

  • Athletics Performance: Massages that target the muscle-tendon junctions can improve hip flexor range of motion.

  • Decreased Stress Levels: Massage lowers levels of the stress hormone, cortisol levels and insulin levels.

  • Ease Depression: Massage triggers the release of serotonin also known as the happy hormone.

  • High Blood Pressure: Significantly lowers blood pressure.

  • Lower-Back Pain: Common massage techniques can help relax and triggers an endorphin release that facilitates pain reduction.

Lotus Heart Holistic Center offers a variety of massage techniques. 529 E. New Haven Ave., Melbourne. Call 321-768-7575 and ask about the Father’s Day Specials.

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