8 Ways Massages Can Help Your Overall Health

Read on to find out how massage therapy may help keep you healthy, from easing sore muscles to managing pain and more.
Provided by The American Massage Therapy Association

8 Ways Massages Can Help Your Overall Health

You already know that eating healthy foods and getting regular exercise are paramount to your health. But you might not know there are other ways to boost your overall well-being. One of the easy ways to help up your health factor is getting a massage. Read on to find out how massage therapy can help keep you healthy, from easing sore muscles to managing pain and more.

Provided by The American Massage Therapy Association


Achieve Health Goals


Along with other healthcare providers, a professional massage therapist can help you achieve your health and wellness goals – from improved fitness to pain and stress management. Talk to your doctor about whether massage therapy might help with some of your health conditions.

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Drowning: How to Respond

It's critical to get the person breathing again as soon as possible.

Drowning can happen quickly. Three children die every day from drowning, and most fatal incidents happen from lack of appropriate supervision. Every minute that passes is critical in saving them or preventing serious injury. Here's what to do if you see someone drowning and you need to help rescue them.

Call 911

You should alert emergency responders as soon as possible. If there are other people around, instruct someone to make the call. If you are alone, help the drowning person until you can give CPR for one minute and then call 911 yourself (then continue life-saving measures).

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