Massage may be an alternative to sleeping pills in individuals with insomnia. Back massage was found to aid with relaxation and sleep. Infants with sleep issues who received a 15-minute massage from their parents fell asleep faster. Upon waking, they were also more alert, active, and upbeat. Massage is supposed to help you have more restful sleep although more formal research is needed to prove this.
In a three-year research published in the Journal of Pain and Symptom Management, 1,290 persons with cancer were studied to see how massage influenced their pain, exhaustion, stress and anxiety, nausea, and depression. Massage, particularly Swedish massage, alleviated cancer symptoms in the trial, even in patients with severe symptoms. Researchers feel that the soothing effect of human contact was a factor.
A hot stone massage can help those who are suffering from muscle strain and discomfort, sleeplessness, or stress. If you have a chronic pain issue, talk to your doctor about whether a hot stone massage is right for you. Visit Moon Lake Spa near Arlington Virginia for the best hot stone massage.