How A Massage Chair Can Improve Your Health

Posted by Ho on 09-Apr-2017 11:05:00

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The powers of a good massage are well-known: You get to bliss out as your muscles and joints are re-energized.

But did you know there are other benefits of massage beyond the usual feel-good factor?

Massage can improve your physical and mental health! Central to this are electronic massagers, which are now used by millions of people in their own homes and offices.


In this post, we’re going to focus on massage chairs and the health benefits you can reap from them.

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Tips on Anxiety and Depression

In any given year, anxiety and depression affect about 3 million people in Australia.

If any of these mental disorders gets to you, you can turn to massage chair therapy for treatment. Regularly using a massage chair when you’re depressed can reduce your depression levels.

The vibrations released by the chair stimulate your pressure points and, importantly, trigger the body to release dopamine and serotonin. These neurotransmitters are good for combating depression.

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Boosts Blood Circulation

Blood circulation is what makes your body work.

When it slows down and goes undetected, your tissues and nerves can suffer significant damage.

So, what causes poor blood circulation? There are a number of factors, including tensed up muscles. When your muscles feel stiff or tight – perhaps as a result of dehydration or inactivity – they can restrict blood flow.

The good news is when you get on a massage chair, the vibrations will relax your muscles. This opens them up, thus normal blood circulation can resume.

Healthy blood circulation keeps your system well-oxygenated and expels carbon dioxide, lactic acid and other toxic substances from the body.

Massage Chair Therapy is Good for Cancer Patients

Cancer is a terrible disease, and those who’re living with it have to endure long treatment procedures that come with various side-effects.

If you’re suffering from cancer, getting massaged on a massage chair helps your body to fights treatment side effects such as fatigue, nausea, and physical pain.

Massage therapy is also known to boost the immune system, and a strong immune system is crucial to overcoming cancer.

But chemotherapy and other cancer treatments can weaken the immune system. Having regular massage chair sessions can help to ramp up your immune system again.

Lastly, cancer causes patients a great deal of emotional trauma and chronic stress. Massage chair therapy is good for relieving stress and relaxing the mind, so it can help cancer patients overcome depression.

Headache Relief

Headaches are part and parcel of life.

After a tiresome day or a bout of anxiety, it’s common for many people to develop headaches.

Instead of popping some painkillers, having a relaxing massage on your massage chair relieves headache pain and tension. 


In Summary

In today’s world, massage is essential for a healthy mind and body.

However, sometimes we get caught up in busy schedules and budget constraints, so we end up skipping visits to the masseur or physiotherapist.

Massage chairs are solving this problem.

By purchasing one for your home, you can have your massage at your own convenience. Even though they are a bit expensive, they will save you more money in the long-run. Get yours today from our store.


 

Topics: Massage Chair, Massage, Migraines

 

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