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How Much Massage is Enough?

It seems that the scientific documentation of massage therapy and its benefits is continually growing. And this research is leading to findings on how regular massage can improve the quality of life for people suffering from conditions such as osteoarthritis- a condition that is largely managed by medications that can have some unpleasant side-effects.

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Massage in Vancouver: How Touch Can Boost the “Morality Molecule”

I think it’s safe to say that most of us feel good, not just physically, but mentally after receiving a massage, or even getting a hug. In this article from The Guardian, Paul Zak’s(also known as Dr. Love) research of the hormone oxytocin is explored and reveals how this particular hormone works to boost our […]

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Massage Therapy for an Immune Boost

Here’s an article which touts the immune boosting benefits of massage therapy which research has shown to help improve the immune function of HIV patients. So the next time you feel some sniffles coming on- perhaps a massage is in order.

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