There are thousands of pores on every square inch of skin, acting as a thousand open mouths, absorbing that which is applied to the skin directly into the bloodstream and lymphatic system. Unlike foods, toxins absorbed through the skin bypass the organism’s natural defense mechanisms. Recent studies have shown that we may actually acquire more toxins through skin absorption than through the foods we eat, this is especially true due to the lack of regulations banning synthetic chemicals from skin care products. As the largest organ in the body, skin has a fundamental impact on the immune system and metabolic functioning. Restricting exposure to toxic synthetics and cleansing harmful substances.
We all know that receiving a massage feels great. But there are also many health benefits. Here are a few reasons why you should put massage on your “Things to do to stay healthy” list ASAP! Pain Relief One of the biggest reasons people get massages is to relieve pain. Whether it’s chronic pain from an illness or cramps from excessive exercising, massage therapy is the key to relieving pain in a holistic, noninvasive manner. Depending on your health, level of pain and exercise routine, there are various types of massages to trigger certain tissues and relieve different levels of pain. Massages provide pain relief through applied pressure, muscle relaxation.