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3 Benefits of Getting a Postpartum Massage

Mothers undergo a lot of physical pressure during the post-pregnancy period that could deteriorate their well-being and ultimately affect the baby development. Below are three physical problems that could be treated through a postpartum...

Debunking The Top 3 Massage Therapy Myths

There are some myths about massage therapy that some people believe to be true, although, they are not. Spreading false information reflects poorly on an industry in which so many individuals benefit health wise.  Three of them are...

Massage Therapy for Trochanteric Bursitis

What Are the Symptoms of Trochanteric Bursitis? Trochanteric bursitis is an inflammation of the fluid filled sacs around the hip joint. When these fluid filled sacs aren't lubricating the joint properly, it can cause pain,...

Lower Your Blood Pressure With Massage Therapy

Health professionals estimate at least 25 percent of the population suffers from hypertension or high blood pressure. Pharmaceutical medications may strain household budgets and still fail to adequately control the problem. Altering detrimental...

The Best DIY Face Masks for Glowing Skin

Skin that glows is skin that says to the world you are confident and happy. We've put together a list of the best DIY face masks you can do, right at home! A Honey Facial Honey is an ancient remedy that has been used for...

Best Way to Unwind After a Busy Holiday Season

Everyone hears those “new year, new me” declarations that people make in preparation for January to launch a fresh start. With the new year also signifying an end to the hectic holiday season you just got through, it really is the...

How Massage Can Help You Lose Weight

Although massages are a great way to relieve stress and ease body aches, massages have many other benefits. Some massages can help you to slim down; a thought that has crossed minds. There are a couple of different ways that massage therapy can aid...

Complementary Treatments to Manage Diabetes

Diabetes mellitus is a metabolic disease characterized by high blood sugar levels over long periods of time. The symptoms of the disease usually result from either a lack of insulin production (Type 1) or a lack of response to adequate insulin...
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