Updated: May 29, 2020
Getting a massage, is a super boost to your immune system. A new study in 2020 reveals
people who received a minimum of a 60 minute massage has proven a significantly increased number of lymphocytes. These are white blood cells that largely participates in defending the body from viruses, disease, alergies and the common cold.
Their are other benefits that are important to be aware of. Tests performed showing decreased low levels of cytokines, are molecules that affect inflammation. High levels of inflammation are associated with asthma, cardivascular conditions, stress, anxiety and depression. Massages effect hormone levels decreasing levels of the stress hormone, cortisol and vasopressin, a hormone known to portray aggressive behavior.
Achieve Super immunity and over all health today by scheduling a massage with an experienced licenced massage therapist.
Debra Ann LMT
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles
Dr. Mark Rapaport, chairman of the department of psychiatry and behavioral neurosciences, at Cedars-Sinai.