We all experience moments of anxiety from time to time, whether it is sitting an exam, a driving test, going for an interview or starting a new job. For most people, these feelings of anxiety are short-lived; they come and go.
However, for some people this anxiety may not go away and may even worsen over time.
When you feel anxious, your body goes on high alert, looking for possible danger and activating your fight or flight responses. As a result, some common symptoms of anxiety include:
Massage therapy has also been shown to work in reducing the symptoms of anxiety. While anxiety activates the body's fight or flight response, massage activates the body's relaxation response. Through therapeutic strokes massage works to calm the nervous system - helping to bring the body back in to balance and reducing anxiety. Massage therapy is one option for reducing the physical symptoms that are associated with anxiety. One recent study looked at the effects of massage therapy on the vital signs and anxiety in healthy women. In this study, massage therapy was successful in significantly reducing pulse, respiratory rate, and systolic blood pressure.
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