Massage for Insomnia (Massage Therapy Awareness Week)

Posted by on Oct 24, 2017 in Anatomica 101, Holistic Wellness, Scripta | 0 comments

Many people experience insomnia – according to Statistics Canada, one in every seven people have problems going to sleep or staying asleep. Chronic pain is often linked to chronic insomnia, which is something for which you may want to seek treatment from a RMT.

Massage therapy increases the level of serotonin (a chemical produced by your nerve cells) which helps reduce depression, regulate anxiety and mood, and digestion. Serotonin is the precursor to melatonin, which controls your sleep and wake cycles.  Massage is a smart, healthy, and drug-free option which has helped many people overcome insomnia.

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