Category: Depression

Nov 18

Aromatherapy Massage Relieving Pain and Depression

Essential oils and massage have been used for thousands of years to not only bring relaxation and calmness to people but to also help in promoting wellness and quality of life. Let’s find out some information about the essential oils that were used in the following study along with some information on massage. Aromatherapy massage is the use of …

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Jan 12

Massage and Yoga Beneficial for Pregnant Women in Reducing Depression

Massage therapy for pregnancy and labor is not new. Many cultures throughout the world have traditionally incorporated massage into the birthing process. Benefits of Pregnancy Massage Therapy:  Decreases depression Alleviates anxiety Lowers leg and back pain Cortisol (stress hormone) levels decrease so excessive fetal activity also decreases Lowers rate of prematurity and low birth weight Decreases …

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Nov 27

Aromatherapy Massage for Uplifting Mood

Aromatherapy massage combines the physical and emotional effects of gentle massage with the psychotherapeutic properties of essential oils. It stimulates the body’s lymphatic and circulatory systems and improves the supply of nutrients to the body tissues and aids in the elimination of toxins. The purpose of an aromatherapy massage is not so much to physically …

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Jan 08

The Benefits of Therapeutic Massage for Improving Sleep

Therapeutic massage incorporates a variety of advanced modalities that enhance the body’s natural restorative functioning. Light to firm touch is used to release tension, relax muscles, increase blood and lymph circulation, and impart a sense of  calm.     Therapeutic massage can be used as a collaborative, supportive addition to conventional medical treatment of illness …

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Dec 11

Aromatherapy Massage Using Jasmine Essential Oil Relieves Depression

Aromatherapy massage combines the physical and emotional effects of gentle massage with the psychotherapeutic properties of essential oils. It stimulates the body’s lymphatic and circulatory systems and improves the supply of nutrients to the body tissues and aids in the elimination of toxins. The purpose of an aromatherapy massage is not so much to physically …

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