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What is a Headache?

Headaches and migraines are - at the root - a symptom of the body reaching its maximum capacity to bear stress. Tense muscles pulling on the skull, blood pressure, blood sugar levels, hunger, dehydration, sleep quality and regularity, stress levels, hormone levels, sickness, immunity, and a combination of factors can create short-term or long-term headaches.

But combining enough factors or lowering the body’s ability to cope with stress will lead to a variety of symptoms - including headaches and migraines.

If you get chronic headaches or migraines, you understand that headaches and migraines can be complicated. How can massage therapy help?

Questions? Schedule a free phone consultation today.

Help Your headache with Massage

Our bodies are designed to bear stress. By decreasing the strain levels on the body, we can increase the body’s resilience to strain and therefore reduce the frequency of headaches and migraines.

Massage therapy can:

  • Increase quality of sleep (reducing time falling asleep, helping the body stay asleep, and increasing depth of sleep)

  • Increase quality of circulation in body

  • Decrease sympathetic tone in the body (the fight and flight response) and help the body process stress

  • Decrease muscle tension

  • Regulate blood sugar levels

  • Sickness/Chronic illness (help decrease strain

  • Release muscles to address postural factors

 

Benefits of Massage for Headaches and Migraines:

  • Find long-term reduction in severity, frequency, or duration of your headaches or migraines

  • Learn headache-reducing techniques that act faster than medication

Successfully reduction of severity, frequency, and duration of your headaches can result in reducing or ending the use of medications for headaches including muscle relaxants, anti-inflammatories, and pain-blockers.

Schedule online or call to experience the life-changing relief of massage today.

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