Experts estimate that upwards of ninety percent of disease is stress-related. And perhaps nothing ages us faster, internally and externally, than high stress. Massage is an effective tool for managing this stress, which translates into:
Massage can also help specifically address a number of health issues.
Studies have found that massage can help reduce stress hormone levels, including cortisol and adrenocorticotropin. High stress hormone levels result in a lowered libido, and we all know the negative effects of that. Both giving and receiving massage enhances your ‘feel good’ hormones, aka oxytocin and serotonin- which can profoundly help intimacy.
Massage is one amazing thing couples can do each day. It provides a powerful new way to communicate affection and share intimacy with one another.