When you receive a foot reflexology treatment, essentially you are giving a foot massage. Who does not want that?
A study done at the Uni2. Painversity of Portsmouth found that individuals who receive reflexology 40% reported less pain and could endure their pain by 45% more than those who were not treated.
As reflexology improves blood circulation, it can help with diabetes and overall wellness of a patient. Encourages homeostasis, a balanced state in the body that is beneficial for all functions.
4. Cancer Treatment
For its therapeutic effects, foot acupressure may help relieve pain, anxiety and even nausea associated with cancer treatments and the disease itself.
Reflexology can help morning sickness and has even been shown to help with contractions during labor.
6. Premenstrual syndrome
A 1993 study found that reflexology ear, hand and foot helps relieve the symptoms of premenstrual syndrome.
There is not much scientific research regarding how about reflexology is effective for treating anxiety, but there is evidence that it is useful for temporary relief, because it lowers blood pressure and reduces stress.
When your body is balanced and functioning better, you can sleep more peacefully.
The increased circulation time and self-care can definitely improve energy levels.
10. Organ Function
The pressure applied to the left foot affects the organs of the left-hand side of the body and vice versa. Massaging these pressure points helps stimulate and cleanse the bodies concerned.
Thanks to improved circulation and function of organs and glands, reflexology is excellent for detoxification.
Mothers who breastfeed can benefit from reflexology because it stimulates and clean the ducts of the breast and the lymph and endocrine systems that promotes milk flow and relieves mastitis.
Migraines can be released by stress and anxiety as well as digestive problems. Reflexology can be a preventive agent and a pain reliever.
14. Sexual appetite
By improving blood circulation, improves sexual appetite and relationships are more intense.
These are some heath benefits of a Reflexology massage, as you can see… are many benefits! 🙂