Massage Therapy Increases Endorphins

Massage Therapy Increases Endorphins

Massage Therapy Increases Endorphins

How does massage therapy affect your client’s endorphins?

Endorphin’s primary role is to inhibit the communication of pain signals but can also produce a feeling of euphoria.

Massage therapy releases endorphins in the body. These are the happy chemicals often related to a “runner’s high.’

The skin’s nerve cells send signals to the brain as soon as they feel the pressure from a massage which releases endorphins.

For real aches or pains, the morphine-like effect from the endorphins works by blocking pain signals from the brain causing a decrease in discomfort.

Healthcare continues evolving to less-invasive, natural, and drug-free methods, recognizing the value of massage therapy as an aspect of wellness.

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