Folklore Bulgarian

What Happens to Your Body When You Read While Having a Massage


While your body is having a massage, a lot of good things are happening. First, your stress levels are lowered and you are able to feel calm and happy. This is because a good massage will affect your endocrine function, influencing the hormones positively. This way, the stress hormone cortisol is curtailed. The health benefits of massages are endless. Your nervous system will also be boosted this way. The tension in the muscles will be reduced; discouraging headaches from affecting you. Many health facts state that the need for painkillers can be reduced by up to 30% when you get a regular massage.

Other interesting health facts about massages have to do with cardiovascular health. Your heart function is enhanced leading to better cardiovascular health. When you are having a massage, your gastrointestinal system is further supported. This is because your relaxation will send positive signals that have the power to improve your entire digestive system. This means that how your body processes food can be greatly improved this way. A good massage will, therefore, help improve your mood in the short term. If you are dealing with stress and anxiety, this is a noted natural method to mitigate these problems.

If you are suffering from fatigue and back pains, studies have shown that a massage will help manage these issues. Those who suffer from insomnia owing to a variety of reasons, a massage will help induce relaxation; this can bolster natural sleep triggers. There are so many other health benefits to talk about. However, for you to enjoy the full merits of a good massage, it must be done in the right way. For those who are looking to enjoy back massages at home courtesy of loved ones, there is a need for effective back massage tips.
Professionals need comprehensive training and years of experience to perfect the art.

This does not mean that you cannot get some tips that will help improve your skill. Below is a look at some of the top massage tips for you to incorporate them accordingly. The first tip is that any massage should never feel painful. If the process induces any kind of pain, there is something wrong with the technique. A massage should actually feel good and relaxing. A massage should also be done on soft tissue and never on bone. Bones do not have any need for relaxation. Also, bones tend to be highly sensitive to pain. Only soft tissue in your body should be massaged.

For people who need a therapeutic massage for rehabilitation or after injury, getting a professional massage is the way to go. This is because you do not want to aggregate the injury or interfere with the healing process. Overall, getting a message should be calming to your body and senses. If you have issues with back pain, this process should slowly restore your muscles so that the pain can be alleviated. When you are able to keep stress at bay this way, you will be safeguarding your health in a major way.

With all these benefits to your body, reading while having a massage is definitely a great way of relaxing both your body and your mind. Reading is a good exercise for the brain as it adds knowledge while massage is good for the body because of the above mentioned benefits. If you are looking for a stress-reliever just grab a book and get a massage.

Have any Question or Comment?

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

RSS Festivals | The Guardian

  • Drift Away review – fatal error leaves cop all at sea March 2, 2021
    Xavier Beauvois’s tenderly drawn film sees a French policeman abandon all his certainties after a tragic misjudgment Xavier Beauvois is the actor-turned-director whose Of Gods and Men in 2010 is one of the great French movies of the 21st century; he also has the honour of a cameo, as himself, in the final series of […]
    Peter Bradshaw
  • Ted K review – queasy inner life of the monkish, unhappy Unabomber March 1, 2021
    Sharlto Copley excels behind a straggly beard in this portrait of the serial terror-bomber, on a mission against modern technologyTony Stone’s Ted K is an eerily plausible and unsettlingly mesmeric realisation of the inner world of Ted Kaczynski: that is, the private life of the “Unabomber”, America’s most notorious domestic terrorist who, working largely from […]
    Peter Bradshaw
  • 'Sacrificing the communal thrill': film festivals adapt to a virtual age March 1, 2021
    The global pandemic has had a huge impact on film festivals worldwide. But are there reasons to be optimistic?In any other year, the first night of the Berlin film festival would see crowds packing into the Berlinale Palast, the giant cinema off the Potsdamer Platz that acts as the festival’s main hub. But like every […]
    Andrew Pulver
  • Hottest front-room seats: the best theatre and dance to watch online February 28, 2021
    From live streams of new plays to classics from the archive, here are some of the top shows online now or coming soon – this page is updated regularlyChoose your own musical theatre lineup with this neat concept by the Barn theatre’s Ryan Carter, allowing the viewer to curate a concert from a selection of […]
    Chris Wiegand Stage editor
  • Streaming: enjoy a feast of new films at Glasgow film festival 2021 February 27, 2021
    This year’s virtual edition of an often overlooked festival is streaming an exceptional lineup of acclaimed movies yet to be seen in the UKWhile cinemas and their release calendars continue to hover uncertainly in the pandemic confusion, film festivals are adapting impressively to the home-viewing model. On the heels of Sundance’s successful virtual edition, the […]
    Guy Lodge
  • Uncanny alley: grocery store made out of plastic trash debuts in Adelaide’s Rundle Mall February 26, 2021
    The Adelaide festival embraces the plastic fantastic with a grocery store with a differenceAt a first glance, Robin Frohardt’s New York installation appears to be more of a celebration than an excoriation of the pernicious plastic bag.From a distance, the cheerfully lit grocery store entices pedestrians in Adelaide’s Rundle Mall with a lurid cornucopia of […]
    Kelly Burke
  • Pride festivals in Manchester and London to go ahead February 26, 2021
    Organisers say vaccine rollout and lockdown easing mean celebrations will take place in some formCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coveragePride festivals in Manchester and London will go ahead this year, organisers have confirmed, with Manchester Pride being an in-person event as long as the UK government’s roadmap out of lockdown for England remains […]
    Robyn Vinter
  • Festivals selling out after map to end England's lockdown announced February 26, 2021
    Wary organisers call for government cancellation insurance as ticket sales soarCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageFestival organisers are enjoying record ticket sales after the government’s announcement of its roadmap out of lockdown in England, as punters prepare to “make up for lost time” despite uncertainty over what state support exists if last-minute cancellations […]
    Sarah Marsh
  • Purim in Covid times – in pictures February 26, 2021
    Israel has set a curfew to limit festivities for the Jewish holiday when revellers don costumes and party into the night. Similarly muted celebrations have taken place around the world Continue reading...
  • Reading and Leeds festival set to go ahead this year in boost for live music February 24, 2021
    Organisers say young people are desperate for freedom – but admit they haven’t yet been able to get insuranceYoung people are “desperate to be released” from the tyranny of parents and Zoom, said the organisers of Reading and Leeds festival as they confirmed the event would go ahead this year.Festival Republic, organisers of the two-city […]
    Alexandra Topping