We tend to wait until we’re burnt out, in pain, or injured before we book a massage. We might feel as though they’re selfish or indulgent. But if you think about the benefits of massage, especially for your mental health, you will realize that that they are a necessity, and not a treat.
Besides helping you to relax and ease aches and pains, different types of massages offer a range of mental health benefits.
Reduce Fatigue, Anxiety, and Depression
Massage therapy can help lower your stress levels, improve fatigue, and ease depression. Depression is often a result of chronic and active pain, and depression alone can lead to muscular pain and tension, which makes you stressed and exhausted.
A Deep Tissue Massage uses specific techniques to relieve muscle tension and alleviate pain. This type of massage uses a combination of stretching, trigger point, and deep tissue therapy to help your body rid itself of inflammation and pain, boosting your mood and easing symptoms of depression and anxiety.
Massage Improves ADHD
Studies show that people with ADHD who have regular massage treatments are more content, more focused, and less jittery.
Our Himalayan Salt Stone massage in Myrtle Beach uses warm salt stones to balance your body’s central nervous system and improve energy flow. The warm stones also work to ease stress and tension, bringing body and mind into balance.
Promotes Better Sleep
Massage therapy triggers serotonin release, which is important for melatonin production. This is the hormone that regulates your body’s sleep cycle. When you get better quality sleep, you feel less stressed, enjoy better mental clarity, and you’re able to focus better.
Helps You Be Happier
Massage therapy can reduce irritability, lower stress, and decrease anxiety. Besides increasing dopamine and serotonin levels, the combination of effects results in you being much happier. As a happier person, you can enjoy a more productive, positive, and joyful lifestyle – and it will catch on with those around you.
Relieves Stress and Tension Headaches
A Neck, Back, and Shoulders massage works on these commonly stressed areas using a range of massage techniques to ease tension and pain. As a result, you can say goodbye to tension headaches, stress, and migraines and welcome home to a happier, relaxed you.
One of the most common causes of tension headaches is work. Add stress to that, and you ache from the back of your head to the sides.
Regular massages lower cortisol, the stress hormone that causes anxiety, impaired memory, depression, and high blood pressure.
Improves Seasonal Affective Disorder
If you suffer from depression, chances are you might turn to psychotherapy, where you talk to an experienced mental health professional. But adding massage therapy to your treatment regimen can help alleviate depression and Seasonal Affective Disorder, leaving you more relaxed and ready to cope with the things life throws at you.
Improved Concentration and Focus
Essential oils and other scents help you to concentrate and focus better. Our Signature Cinzia Massage uses a variety of deep tissue and Swedish massage techniques along with a blend of Organic Shea Butter, Passionflower, and Vitamin E Oil as well as essences designed to heal and soothe.
A CBD Restore Massage allows you to enjoy all the mental health benefits of CBD while using an infusion of ingredients to restore and hydrate your body.
Overall, regular massage therapy is anything but selfish or indulgent. In fact, it’s essential for your mental, as well as your physical, wellbeing if you want to achieve relaxation, clarity, concentration, and better quality sleep. As a result, you’ll be happier, healthier, and a lot less anxious.
Say hello to mental health with regular massages at Cinzia Spa in Myrtle Beach. Book a treatment today.