In case you don’t know, some simple activities can also trigger our brain to release substances that are beneficial to our physical and mental health. Massage is one of them. Scientific research has shown that hand-to-skin contact behaviors such as caressing and stroking—whether the subject is us, a professional massage therapist, or our partner—will prompt the body to release oxytocin, which is an extremely damaging effect on the body. An important neurotransmitter, it relaxes; promotes intimacy; lowers cortisol levels, which in turn relieves tension.
Mistakes in massage:
The sole of the foot can be pressed at will.
In fact, they have a lot of acupuncture points on their feet, and it is easy to damage human organs by pressing them casually. It is also necessary to understand the misconception that massage is healthy. There are more than 60 acupoints on the soles of their feet, such as the heart, liver, kidney, stomach, spleen, eyes, etc., and there are corresponding sole reflex zones on the soles of their feet. When massaging, the technique and range are appropriate, which can stimulate the reflex zone of the sole of the foot and relieve physical discomfort. Once the massage technique is not correct, it will affect the physical and mental health. Professional doctors must observe and touch the soles of the feet to distinguish the health of the corresponding reflex zones of the soles of the feet. It is difficult for the layperson to judge the state of physical health.
Massage time and frequency need more.
In fact, over-massage can also cause the body to develop tolerance, so longer is not better. It should be adjusted according to the characteristics and tolerance of the body’s nervous system, and it is not necessary to press for too long. Everyone’s body’s tolerance to stimulation, too much effect can only be counterproductive, damage to bones, joints and subcutaneous tissue. Moreover, prolonged massage can also easily lead to tension and anxiety. Also, we cannot assume that the more frequent the massage is, the better. The nervous system is overstimulated and fatigued easily. The body’s meridian regulation ability will be reduced. Too much frequent stimulation can also reduce the body’s sensitivity, which can affect the actual effect of health care.
Benefits of Massage:
1, can enhance the body’s resistance
Massage is beneficial to promote the body’s blood circulation system and lymph node circulation system, thereby enhancing the body’s resistance and improving immunity. During massage, they dilate capillaries and increase their permeability. At the same time, the frictional resistance of the blood will also be reduced, and the blood circulation system will also be improved. At the same time as massage, it can also increase the circulation speed of tissue fluid, effectively improve body pain, improve physical fitness, and quickly repair diseases.
It can better improve the elasticity of muscles
Massage is conducive to promoting muscle closure and stretching of muscle fibers, thereby improving the fluidity and circulatory system of blood tissue fluid at night, so that the muscles of the whole body can obtain a certain amount of nutrition, and ultimately enhance the elasticity and willpower of muscle tissue. At the same time, massage is conducive to promoting the recovery of contractions, eliminating the fatigue of each person’s muscles, and helping to relax the upper and lower muscles of the body.