Did you know?...Massage increases circulation and digestion while decreasing blood pressure, heart rate and stress hormones. It levels off epinephrine and adrenaline . Massage also promotes restful slumber, mental relaxation and improves concentration...Overall, people feel better when massaged. The reason why? Physical changes occurring like reducing tension in the muscles which increases flexibility of joints and gives better range of motion. There's also chemical changes, such as increased serotonin which calms the nervous system and makes one more joyful and can even help those with depression. Sure massage feels good, but now you know there's more to benefit from massage than just to "pamper" yourself!