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Fun Facts about Massage

Massage is known to be one of the oldest, known to human, health care services. Used in China,      India, Japan and we can even see it on the walls of Egyptian tombs. Nowadays there are more than 80 different types of massage treatments practice throughout the world.

Some more fun facts are below:

There are approximately 5 million touch receptors in skin and 3000 on tip of the finger.

Whenever we get touched or when we receive a massage, our body released endorphins which are natural pain killers.

In Korea, only blind or visually impaired can practice massage.

Elderly people that are performing massage on their grandchildren have higher self-esteem and they are less likely to suffer from depression based conditions.

Touch is the first feeling that develops in the human body and also the last to fade away. Touch may reduce heart rate, it may lower chances for depression and may lower blood pressure.

60 minutes of massage have same effect on your body like 7 to 8 hours of good sleep.

Julius Cesar used massage as a cure for epilepsy