The Therapeutic Effects Of Massage


The History Of Massage

Massage may well be the oldest and simplest form of medical care. Paintings of people giving and receiving them have been found in Egyptian tombs. The ancient Greeks and Romans used it as a primary form of medical treatment and the Chinese had documented the benefits as far back as 3,000BC. Today’s massage therapists practice a wide variety of techniques originating from ancient methods. From those roots, they remain inspired by a goal nurtured centuries ago – to help others heal their physical and emotional well-being and experience a higher quality of life. Massage is now used in intensive care units, for children, elderly people, babies in incubators, and patients with cancer, AIDS, heart attacks, or strokes just to name a few. Most American hospices have some kind of bodywork therapy available, and it is frequently offered in health centers, drug treatment clinics, and pain clinics.

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Avoid Hair Loss In 10 Easy Steps

Hair Loss

Why Hair Loss Occurs

The medical term for hair loss is alopecia and is a common occurrence these days. There are two types of alopecia namely, temporary and permanent.  Androgenic alopecia is when male or female pattern baldness occurs and is genetic, considered permanent and has no cure although hair growth can be artificially restored. Traction alopecia is temporary hair loss and occurs due to tying up or braiding the hair too tightly as well as constant styling. The reason for this type of alopecia is as a result of the constant pulling on the hair which causes the hair to weaken and fall out. The other reasons why hair loss occurs are hormone irregularities or changes and stressful situations.

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