how massage helps you sleep

how massage helps you sleepDo you regularly have trouble going to sleep or wake frequently throughout the night?

If so, you are not alone. Many people suffer from insomnia which can be caused by various factors including; anxiety, stress, body aches and pains and various medical conditions.

Quality sleep is vital to overall health and wellness. Long-term sleep deprivation can lead to an increased risk of serious illnesses such as high blood pressure, heart attack, stroke or obesity.

It is no secret that massage helps with relaxation but did you know it can also help with other conditions that keep you awake at night?

Studies show that regular massage can help to calm the nervous system which can improve levels of deep sleep, meaning you will get better quality shut eye which can help you function better throughout the day.

Massage can also help to relieve muscle aches and pains by releasing tension in the muscles. This can help the body to recover from the stress of a demanding exercise schedule or physically demanding job.

Massage can also reduce the effects of chronic pain by increasing blood flow around the body in turn reducing inflammation.

So just in case you needed another excuse to get a massage, here it is. Massage can help you get a good night of shut eye. Next time you are having trouble sleeping, contact Glide Massage and let us help you to get a good nights rest.