Just want to share some great questions and answers for those who are going to have their first massage. The following comes from a post from About.com in their Alternative Medicine section, called “10 Embarrassing Questions About Massage” by Cathy Wong.
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Aging doesn’t have to mean looking and feeling old, getting flabby, and losing your sex drive. Your biological age can be much younger than your calendar age with a few lifestyle changes. If you desire good looks, a hard body, and the sex life of a 25 year old, you can have it. If you’re in your 20s or 30s, you are at an optimum time to start preserving what you have. If you’re 40 plus, it’s not that hard to regain everything youthful and keep it.
Did you know that the skin is the largest organ in the body, and is responsible for one-fourth of the body’s detoxification each day? That makes it one of the most important elimination organs. Toxicity can gather beneath the skin’s surface from common use of improper pH levels in body soaps, skin creams and anti-perspirants, plus synthetic fibers worn next to the skin. Any one of them can contribute to a variety of skin problems and conditions.
While the use of massage is growing, the reasons people are turning to massage therapy are also expanding. More and more people recognize it as an important element in their overall health and wellness.