People often report feeling that the stresses of the holiday season have negatively affected their health during the months of November and December. With so much to do during this time, from attending events to planning family get-togethers, it is no wonder that many people begin to develop physical pains in response to the stress. Luckily, with the help of massage, Folsom residents can reduce the amount of stress and related physical pain that they experience this year. Studies have shown that benefits include a reduction in anxiety and depression, reduced physical pains, and better overall health.
Among the many benefits of massage therapy is a decrease in anxiety and depression. This occurs first because massage sessions provide a relaxing haven where you can shed all worries and focus on yourself. On a more scientific level, getting a massage can help reduce levels of the stress hormone cortisol in your body.