Blood pressure (BP) is the pressure of circulating blood on the walls of blood vessels and this fluid is what keeps us alive by carrying oxygen to the brain from the heart.
If your blood pressure is high, (Hypertension) your heart pumps blood with excessive force this may cause a heart attack or stroke.
If your blood pressure is low, (Hypotension), this may cause symptoms of dizziness and fainting.
Both blood pressures can be life-threatening, your heart could stop beating.
See your doctor if you have either because this can be a sign of more serious problems.
There are many scientifically proven ways to control your blood pressure.
Medications, quitting smoking, eating a diet low in fat, salt and cholesterol and with regular exercise.
Massage is a hands-on technique that influences blood circulation by manually pressing, rubbing, squeezing and stretching the muscles, tendons, ligaments and soft tissues in the body.
Massage has the ability to affect your blood circulation and blood pressure levels.
Is massage an effective treatment to lowering blood pressure?
Massage can be an effective treatment method for hypertension.
It is important to take care of your blood pressure and find effective natural ways to get it under control.
Massage has the therapeutic element to induce local blood flow and move oxygen in muscles.
Treatment for high blood pressure or to control blood pressure is tailored to the individual client.
Taking your blood pressure throughout the day can fluctuate with different measurements in different environments.
Consult with your doctor who will use an average of multiple blood pressure readings to determine if Massage Therapy is a safe suitable treatment combination for you.