Here are the top 10 benefits of massage.
- Pain management
- Relieves headaches
- Increases circulation (especially good for people with diabetes)
- Reduces inflammation
- Decreases stress (can also help with weight loss due to reducing stress hormones!)
- Reduces high blood pressure
- Reduces muscle tension
- Improves sleep
- Helps fibromyalgia pain
- Reduces anxiety
So how often should you get a massage? Once a month is a great maintenance but if you have any chronic problems then every other week or every week is optimal. Just get on a regular schedule and see how you feel!