How Does Massage Help With Mental Illness?

Human touch is crucial to our well-being. From childhood development to emotional and overall wellness, human touch ignites the release of oxytocin, a bonding or love hormone that gives a sense of belonging, enhanced sociability, stability, and trust. Research including a recent one carried out at Mayo Clinic has found that massage greatly reduces mental illness. During the Mayo clinic research, 38 nurses were given chair massage once a week for 2 and a half months to see whether their mental illness would reduce. It did! Mental health symptoms such […]

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