massage for digestion

How Getting a Massage, Regularly, Helps Digestion

January 31, 2017

Our digestive system is very complex and possesses many various functions. Digestion problems for example constipation, irritable bowel and indigestion usually are caused by stress, bad eating plan, lack of water intake or even exercise. Massage therapy of the abdomen is an efficient treatment for these ailments.


In a recently published article entitled, “Benefits of Abdominal Massage,” author and expert, Dr. Edward Group, writes:


“Abdominal massage is a practice that helps to tone and strengthen the muscles located in your abdomen. This helps your digestive system tremendously. The abdominal massage helps when you’re trying to detoxify your body.”


Benefits of Abdominal Massage

  • Increases blood flow within the abdomen to increase oxygen to the organs 
  • Relaxes tension in the muscles surrounding the colon 
  • Helps dislodge built up fecal matter from intestinal walls 
  • Stimulates the body’s natural detoxification process 
  • You don’t need a prescription to have one and really you can perform it on yourself as well as on family and friends 
  • The touch therapy aspect of abdominal massage provides soothing heat and comfort 
  • In females it aligns the uterus and pelvic bone to their proper positions 
  • Releases emotional tension