May 28, 2010

Students who are massaged before an exam show a significant decrease in anxiety and respiratory rates

* Office workers massaged regularly are more alert, perform better & are less stressed than those who aren’t massaged

* Massage therapy decreased the effects of anxiety, tension, depression, pain, and itching

* Autistic children show less erratic behavior after massage therapy

* Massage reduce heart rate, lowers blood pressure, & increases blood circulation