Wednesday, December 31, 2008

Ednometriosis and Massage

As we mentioned in previous articles, endometriosis growing somewhere else other than the endometrium also reacts to hormonal signals of the monthly menstrual cycle by building up tissue, breaking it, and eliminating it through the menstrual period. As we know, massage plays a very important role in some cultures in treating all kinds of diseases. In this article, we will discuss how massage helps to treat endometriosis.

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I. Definition
Massage is the practice of soft tissue manipulation with physical, functional, and in some cases psychological purposes used by masseur specialists to treat muscle pain and aggravates period by manipulating the client's body with pressure tension, motion manually or mechanical aids to release abdominal pain in case of endometriosis.

II. How it works
In endometriosis, by applying some drops essential oil to massage the abdominal region and gently massage until the oil is totally absorbed into the skin, is said to help to relieve the tension of abdominal muscle as well as reducing the contraction of uterine muscle. Most people use massage for relaxation, relief of stress, anxiety, and muscle soreness. Massage can also help the body to release natural painkillers and boostthe immune system.

III. Types of massage
1. Therapeutic massage
Massage has been used in many cultures in the world for over 4,000 years. It is a manual manipulation of the body's soft tissue for the purpose of stimulating circulation of blood and muscular relaxation. In endometriosis, massage allows to relax uterine muscles and improve circulation of Chi in the abdomen. It is said to reduce menstrual cramps, prevent heavy period blood flow, and boost the immune system as well.

2.Relaxing massage
This type of massage mostly used to relax overworked muscles for people working in physical labor. It also helps to relieve stress in the work place. Gently massaging yourself is completely difference than those performed by professional masseur, if performed incorrectly you could hurt yourself.

Since endometriosis is treatable and manageable by natural remedies and self help course, if you have endometroisis, please look at the bright side.

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