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Massage Therapy Health Benefits

Not only is a massage used for relaxation purposes but also as an alternative treatment for preventing some health conditions. Massage therapy relaxes the body’s tense muscles, eases the mind and rejuvenates the spirt. It also improvess the lymphatic system and blood circulation in the body. Improved blood circulation means that the body’s vital organs […]

Stress And Weight Gain

Stress is a major factor that contributes to weight gain, and the stress hormone that is responsible for this is Cortisol. An excess of cortisol slows down the body metabolism, leading to weight gain. Stress also  increases the body’s cravings for fatty, salty and sugary food, and results in overeating.  Due to this, the person […]