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Our Woodland Hills Massages Relieve Migraine Headaches

A Woodland Hills massage at Elite Massage Academy relieves not just headaches but migraine headaches. Massage is just that effective.

In the United States alone, more than 60 percent of the 45 million Americans who suffer from chronic headaches suffer from migraine headaches. Let's assume that the same percentage applies to those who suffer from chronic headaches in Woodland Hills. The disorder can be debilitating and typically results from high stress levels and/or lack of sleep.

Massage has two roles when it comes to treating migraine headaches and tension-related headaches. In a proactive role, our Woodland Hills massage treatments are performed on a regular basis to help the body maintain an optimal level of relaxation and stress relief. This approach reduces the chances of migraine attacks and tension headaches significantly by relaxing muscle spasms and trigger points. In a comfort role, massage is performed to ease the pressure brought on during a migraine or tension-related headache. By focusing on the neck, shoulders, mid head, professional massage therapy can decrease the pain and discomfort brought on by migraine or tension headache.

A recent study indicated that massage therapy recipients exhibited fewer migraine headaches and experienced better sleep quality during the weeks they received massage - and for the three weeks following - than did participants that did not receive massage therapy. Another study found that, in adults suffering from migraine headaches, massage therapy decreased the occurrence of headaches, sleep disturbances and distress symptoms. It also increased serotonin levels, believed to play an important role in the regulation of mood, sleep and appetite.

Relieve Migraine Headaches and Tension-Related Headaches with a professional Woodland Hills Massage

  • Decreases occurrences of headaches, sleep disturbances and distress symptoms
  • Allows you to maintain a level of relaxation and stress-relief, reducing the chances of stress induced migraines
  • Reduces muscle spasms and trigger points