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Swedish Massage For High Blood Pressure

Swedish massage can reduce blood pressure and help with other factors such as diet and lifestyle. High blood pressure can be caused by complex interplay between genetic, sociological, psychological, and environmental factors. Exercise, diet, stress management, and diet are all known to reduce blood pressure. Erotic massage London can be used to reduce stress and improve circulation, regardless of the reason for high blood pressure.

Lowers blood pressure

India's major health concern is hypertension (high blood pressure). It is the most common chronic disease in this country, requiring the heart to work harder than usual to pump blood throughout the body. Hypertension can lead to heart attacks, enlargement, or even death if it is not controlled. This study aims to determine whether Swedish massage can help control blood pressure. However, the results of this study are preliminary. The authors recommend that hypertension patients consult a physician before starting any massage therapy.

Reduces stress levels

Swedish massage is an effective treatment for high blood pressure because of its relaxing effects. Massage has been known to lower blood pressure by activating the parasympathetic nervous system. The strokes of a Swedish massage reduce stress levels and increase blood flow. These strokes reduce hypertension, which is a major predictor of heart disease. Regular massage is an important part of a heart-healthy lifestyle. Here are some of the benefits of Swedish massage.

Reduces cortisol

One study concluded that Swedish massage for high blood pressure decreases cortisol levels in hypertensive women. The researchers used a protocol that included a baseline measurement of BP and blood pressure at rest as well as a paired sample of the same blood pressure measurements before and after the intervention. Although the results were not statistically significant they showed a decrease in BP after a single Swedish massage session. This is a fantastic result in terms of reducing stress hormone cortisol.

Reduces arginine vasopressin

According to a study by the National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine (NCCAM), Swedish massage can lower arginine vasopressin levels. This hormone plays a crucial role in the regulation and retention of blood pressure. Swedish massage stimulates lymphocytes, immune cells that fight viruses and colds. This in turn can help reduce high blood pressure and improve immunity.

ICAM-1 Reduced

In a controlled randomized trial, Swedish massage therapy (SMT), was found to lower ICAM-1 gene expression in hypertensive females. Researchers found that massage significantly decreased diastolic blood pressure and VCAM-1, heart beat, and ICAM-1 among participants. These reductions were sustained for four weeks. After the last massage session, blood pressure was again measured and samples taken.

Reduces BP

There are several reasons why Swedish Massage therapy can help reduce BP. One is that it can help relax the body, calming down the sympathetic nervous system, which regulates blood pressure. The parasympathetic nervous system, on the other hand, promotes relaxation and digestion. Swedish Massage therapy has been shown to improve blood circulation and reduce blood pressure. The relaxing effects of Swedish Massage can also help lower your heart rate.

Reduces HR

A study of hypertensive women found that whole-body Swedish massage decreased diastolic as well as systolic blood sugar levels. It also reduced VCAM-1, a key indicator of stress. The study also revealed that Swedish massage reduced HR over a period of four weeks. Further, the effects of Swedish massage on BP and heart rate persisted for at least six months after treatment. Although no long-term effects were seen, the results suggest that the therapy may have therapeutic benefits.

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