Sometimes we need scientific proof of facts, in order to make a judgement call
So, just in case you needed another reason to warrant a Tranquil Therapies.me Wellness Chair-Massage Session for your colleagues, #returntotheoffice in the spring, here are some facts!!
Professor D’Acquisto, an immunologist from the University of Roehampton, has been researching massage and immunity.
His research found that that massage boosted the number of white blood cells in patients suffering from HIV,( a disease that causes a reduction in a type of white blood cell known as T Lymphocytes).
Massage boosts immunity
From that scientific research, it has shown that by receiving regular massage therapy, we help boost our immune system and flush out toxins, increasing blood flow throughout our bodies.
For many years, we have all understand the restorative healing power of massage. Reducing pain, depression, anxiety and stress. Now we have the scientific proof that we can also boost our immunity.
Massage increases the activity of white blood cells that help our body fight diseases and can help with reduction of cortisol.
Put together, these have an effect on our mental and physical well-being. Pain effects our lives and our quality of life. Massage is known to help reduce pain by increasing blood flow, easing inflammation and reducing muscle tightness.
It’s a well-known fact that individuals who have a high level of stress are more prone to injury and illness.
Massage reduces stress.
Stress is already scientifically known to elevate your heart rate, cause elevation of the stress hormone cortisol, elevate blood pressure, cause headaches, digestive problems, sleep problems, heart disease, memory and concentration issues just to name a few.
Stress also effects our immune system, making us physically ill.
Massage address’s these issues and returns your heart rate to a normal level, lowering blood pressure and increasing the release of our happy hormones D.O.S.E, Dopamine, Oxytocin, Serotonin and Endorphins.
You may not be able to remove all the stress in your life, but you can take stress reducing measures, and ownership of your own and your colleagues wellbeing.
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