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Stress: A Silent Killer

How does stress affect the body?

Stress affects every part of the body, and this is why it’s felt physically and mentally.

According to the American Psychological Association, short-term stress affects all systems including:

  • Musculoskeletal (ie., muscle tightening and tension)

  • Respiratory (ie., rapid breathing or shallow breathing)

  • Cardiovascular(ie., heart race increase, blood pressure increase)

  • Endocrine, gastrointestinal, nervous, and reproductive: stress hormone release

What type of massage is best for stress relief?

A therapeutic session that is customized depending on the client's needs.

These vary between Swedish, Trigger Point Therapy and Deep Tissue and can

be added to any regular or prenatal session

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