Benefits of reflexology

Benefits of reflexology

Reflexology is a form of massage that is used to relieve stress and tension and even treat illnesses. The art is based on the idea that there are certain reflex points on the body and that these are linked to all parts of the body. The reflex points are thought to be on the hands, feet and head.

Reflexology is said to have many positive effects on both physical and mental well-being. Included in a very long list of effects are the following:

It is said to reduce muscular tension, strengthen your immune system, increase energy, reduce tension, relieves fatigue and also promote sleep.

Those are the physical effects alone, reflexology is also said to promote calmness and a sense of well-being, it is said to relax the mind and body while soothing distress.

These things are said to improve many many areas of the body such as the skeletal system, the muscular system, the nervous system, the respiratory system, the reproductive system, the circulatory system and the digestive system to name but a few.

It is advisable to inform your doctor that you are seeing a reflexologist particularly if you are going to them in hope that it might cure a specific problem area such as the thyroid. You should always check that you are suitable for any kind of interference with your body to make sure it will not have any effect on any current conditions or medications being taken.

Conventional medicines and traditional treatments do not work for ALL conditions and more importantly do not work for ALL people. If you think reflexology is a treatment that you wish to try it is quick and simple to find a local practitioner who you should meet with first to establish whether reflexology is suitable for you.