What do the experts say online?
The Cleveland Clinic says problems in the way blood vessels that travel to the brain function are believed to produce migraine symptoms: severe headache, visual disturbances, nausea, and light sensitivity. Massage can stop these blood vessels from sending so many pain signals.
Headlines & Global News says that even if you don't feel sore after a massage, it doesn't mean that your body didn't benefit from it. Sometimes soreness happens when deep tissues in the muscles have been stretched and worked during the massage but if you feel relaxed, renewed, and more energetic then you've had a good one.
The Mayo Clinic states that studies of the benefits of massage demonstrate that it is an effective treatment for reducing stress, pain, and muscle tension. At the Mayo Clinic, massage therapy may be recommended to help people cope with the pain and stress of cancer, heart disease, stomach problems, and fibromyalgia.
Sloan-Kettering considers massage as part of Complementary Medicine's arsenal of modalities that is purported to help with pain, headaches, cancer-related symptoms, arthritis of the knee and the lowering of blood pressure.
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