There is so much stress in our lives, no matter who you are, stress is almost impossible to avoid. There can be stress with your job, home, moving to a new home, our kids, parents, it can be all around us and we feel it. If you are just experiencing a stressful day once in a while, there usually are not any problems. Problems arise from daily stressors. We have taken a look at the different stresses in our lives and how you can help your body from stress.
Almost all of us have smartphones, and they can be great and very useful. The problem is when we are constant contact with all the stresses that could come with our smartphone. That could be with work or even social media. We may not think as stress as very harmful, but the facts are, stress can really have an impact on your body and mind. Take a look at what the Mayo clinic says stress causes:
Our smartphones are great, but they’ve lead to overwork and constant contact with outside stressors, like Facebook and other social media. While we don’t think of stress as overly harmful, its effects can wreak havoc on our bodies and minds. The Mayo Clinic noted that stress could cause:
- Sleep Problems
- Inability to focus
Did you know massage therapy is a way that is proven to help us relieve stress?
- 88 percent of individuals view massage as being beneficial to overall health and wellness.
- 88 percent of consumers surveyed believe that massage can be effective in reducing pain; with 31 percent of respondents stating they have used massage therapy for pain relief.
- Consumers received an average of 4.5 massages in the past 12 months.
- Consumers received an average of 11.7 massages in the past 5 years.
We all know a massage is relaxing, but exactly how does a massage relieve stress? There are numerous ways a massage relieves stress. The relief comes from the relaxing environment, the aromatherapy and also the wonderful hands of our massage therapists.
Enviroment in Lake Worth, Florida
Our massage environment is made for your escape to encourage relaxation. From our dimmed lighting to relaxing music, our massages are meant for you to disconnect. Disconnect from your outside environment of work, smartphones, and stress.
Generally, massage therapy environments are made to encourage relaxation. Low lighting paired with comforting quiet and soft music allows you to disconnect from the outside world, and your electronics, so you can unwind and truly focus on the present.
According to the Mayo Clinic, massages have been shown to Increase serotonin and dopamine levels by 28% and 21% and reduce your stress hormone levels by 30%.
Balancing your hormones is important, along with relieving muscle tension. Due to stress, your muscles tighten. When you are not stressed, your muscles relax. Your muscles need this relaxation period because when you are constantly stressed, your muscles are in a constant state of tension. This prolonged stressed is a cause for headaches, neck pain, joint pain and more.
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All of us have busy lives and are living in a stressful environment. Don’t let your stress affect your health. Schedule your next massage by giving us a call or booking online. Come escape with us and let us take your stress away. Don’t forget about our massage packages, giving you a better price for each massage!