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High blood pressure carries more misconceptions than nearly any other disease. According to the American Heart Association (AHA), some of the most common misconceptions are:

Misconception: High blood pressure has many symptoms
Truth: High blood pressure has NO symptoms. That’s why it's often called the silent killer.

Misconception: High blood pressure is a man's problem
Truth: High blood pressure can be anyone's problem. In fact, women need to be aware of certain things that may put them at greater risk than men.

Misconception: You don’t need to have your high blood pressure checked until you reach middle age.
Truth: Children as young as 6 can have high blood pressure. It's a good idea to start having your blood pressure checked at an early age.

One of the most effective ways to stave off high blood pressure is through massage therapy. A number of long term studies have shown that a consistent massage program can decrease diastolic and systolic blood pressure, decrease salivary and urinary Cortisol stress-hormone levels, and lower sources for depression, anxiety and hostility.

As is the intent with all massage programs, the ultimate goal lies in a pain free and relaxing lifestyle. Controlling blood pressure is just one of the added benefits of massage therapy.

Additional Benefits of Lowered Blood Pressure through a Massage at Elite Massage Academy

  • Lower depression, anxiety, and hostility
  • Keeps stress hormone levels under control
  • Low blood pressure can contribute to lowering the odds of having a heart attack, kidney failure, or a stroke