3 Benefits of Deep Tissue Massage

deep tissueWHAT IS DEEP TISSUE  MASSAGE?

Deep tissue is often confused with deep pressure. Deep pressure massage means a constant, strong pressure throughout the session. Deep tissue massage can indeed have a significant amount of pressure behind certain techniques but deep tissue always has a goal.

It is used on ailments like chronic pain, recovery from injuries, limited mobility, postural correction and muscle tension or spasm among others.Once someone receives a deep tissue massage from a well-trained and experienced therapist, they will usually prefer it over other types of massage.This is because In deep tissue massage there is less emphasis on pleasure as the primary goal and more emphasis on altering structure and muscle restrictions. This not to say that the work is not pleasurable. Most clients, once accustomed to the benefits of deep tissue work, prefer the increased degree of relaxation, the alleviation of pain, and the longer lasting benefits. Lets take a closer at the three major benefits of deep tissue massage. Continue reading

Vitamin D And Cancer

Breast Cancer Authority

Learn About Vitamin D and CancerBy: Rachel Pappas, Breast Cancer Survivor, Founder of www.1UpOnCancer.com and the Author of Hopping Roller Coasters.

If your Vitamin D level is at least 30 ng/ml at the time of your cancer diagnosis, you double your chance for long-term survival, according to a Canadian study, and other studies have similar findings.

But even if your blood level was lower, or you don’t know what it was when you first learned you had this illness, ensuring optimal Vitamin D moving forward will only help you;  it’s been shown to promote cancer cell death.

“If you have cancer, your Vitamin D should be at least 30 ng/ml, but I recommend no less than 60 to increase your chance for long-term survival,” said Cedric Garland, PhD, a professor at the University of  California School of Medicine, San Diego, and the first researcher to link Vitamin D and cancer. His studies date…

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