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Massage Can Help People with Eating Disorders

Massage therapy benefits people who suffer from eating disorders, including bulimia and anorexia. New research shows that 10 to 15 percent of North American females have maladaptive eating behaviors and attitudes. The new study is from the Université de Montréal and the Douglas Mental Health University Institute and is published in the International Journal of […]

Benefits of Massage

A Beneficial Regimen Receiving therapeutic massage on a regular basis has proven to be beneficial in the reduction of stress. Once a week is optimal. However, a bi-weekly or once-a-month regimen will accomplish a satisfactory level of stress reduction. The tremendous benefits derived from a program of regularly scheduled therapeutic massage sessions can easily justify [...]
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Massage and Healing Touch Ease Cancer Symptoms

Massage therapy and healing touch reduced pain, mood disturbance (anger, anxiety, depression, confusion) and fatigue in cancer patients undergoing chemotherapy, according to a recent study. “Therapeutic Massage and Healing Touch Improve Symptoms in Cancer” was conducted by staff at the University of Minnesota in Minneapolis, and United Hospital Department of Integrative Health in St. Paul, […]

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Massage Versus Relaxation for Breast Cancer

Women with breast cancer who received massage therapy showed a significant increase in both beneficial natural-killer cells and dopamine levels, and a significant decrease in long-term anxiety, as compared to women who received relaxation therapy, according to a recent study. “Breast Cancer Women Experience Increased Natural Killer Cells Following Massage Therapy” was conducted by staff […]