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Massage Therapy and Blood Pressure

Pre-hypertension (higher than ideal blood pressure) is a common predictor for many ailments, as cardiovascular health is crucial to our holistic wellness. This study compares the blood pressures of 50 women given short Swedish Massage treatments to the upper body, or...
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Comparing Chinese and Thai Medical Massage Styles

Sometimes it’s hard to know what the best technique is. This study compares Chinese and Thai massage, and finds them equally beneficial in how they aid the arteries and veins – and both are better than not getting massage.

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After Exercise, Massage Therapy Reduces Inflammation

These findings suggest that Deep Tissue Massage is an effective treatment to reduce inflammation and speed recovery after intense exercise. Epigenetic techniques were used to examine specific biological pathways with some fascinating connections to cellular functions.

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