The Hidden Health Benefits of Massage from Oprah.com

Did you know that getting a massage can actually improve your health? It’s true. Physical touch can benefit your body in a number of ways, such as lowering blood pressure and increasing serotonin—your brain’s natural anti-depressant. This article discusses a study done by Dr. Mark Rapaport that explores the health benefits of massage therapy. “We’re finding biological changes associated with a single massage session,” he says. “That’s saying something.” Read on to find out more about these “hidden” benefits to massage therapy…