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5 Ways Foot Massage Treat Health Problems

Who knew that your feet could be the path to health? Most people look forward to put their feet up. It’s better to get a foot massage. Foot massages have many health benefits that not so many people know about.Below are 5 amazing benefits of getting a foot massage.

1. It lowers blood pressure

High blood pressure is a leading cause of heart attacks. Lifestyle changes and medication are required for lowering blood pressure and managing it, but regularly massaging your feet can also help, as proven by a study.

2. It helps deal with symptoms of PMS and menopause

Daily foot massages can alleviate the symptoms of premenstrual syndrome and menopause including tension, insomnia, headaches, and mood swings. The point to massage is located in the arch of the inside of the foot, a thumb-width from the ball of the foot.

3. Reduces the effects of edema

A number of pregnant women suffer from edema, regnant women, usually during the last trimester. Massaging feet for about 10-20 minutes helps circulation and reduces swelling.

4. Get a good night’s sleep

A good nights sleep help one to wake up fresh. A foot massage helps you relax and fall asleep.

5. Resolves headaches

Headaches are hard to get through. There are many causes of headaches. Getting a foot massage is an effective way to get rid of a headache.

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