Migraines and other types of headaches are one of the most common complaints seen in the medical clinic today. Oberon Remedial Massage clinic recommends that client with migraines spend at least a half-hour each day doing something either relaxing or that involves the relaxation of muscles.
How can massage help to manage migraines?
Massage is a great way to manage stress and relieve tension- two of the main causes of migraine headaches. According to medical research, massage therapy decreased the occurrence of headaches, sleep disturbances and distress symptoms while increasing serotonin levels in adults with migraine headaches.
There are many potential causes of headaches, and some are a lot more serious than others. If you do suffer from chronic headaches, you want to check with your doctor first to make sure you do not need additional treatment. Once you see your doctor and cause of your headache is not too serious, then provide as much information about your headaches as you can to massage therapist, and the therapist can help to develop a treatment strategy that is right for you.
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