Research and Relaxation

Here’s another article showing that massage combined with heat relaxes the autonomic nervous system. Research Shows Massage Therapy Relaxes the Autonomic Nervous System I have a love-hate relationship with articles like this. On the one hand, I love them because … Continue reading

Health Benefits

I’ve noticed an increase of articles on the web regarding the health benefits of massage. Since massage has been around for hundreds of years, it makes me wonder why all of a sudden there is all this scientific research. Part … Continue reading

Massage is Beneficial to Victims of Disaster

I love articles like this one, where the media is learning the many, multiple benefits of massage and are educating the public that massage isn’t “just” for pampering. The nurturing, caring, stress-reducing effects on people who have been traumatized are … Continue reading

Ways to Stay Healthy

Yesterday in my email I received a link to this article, which basically states that research has “discovered” that exercise + protein = more muscle. I had two thoughts about that. The first was, “Well, duh! Body builders have known … Continue reading