Times of San Diego: UCSD Says Massage Beneficial to Metabolic Profile

Times of San Diego: UCSD Says Massage Beneficial to Metabolic Profile

Along with meditation and yoga, massage therapy can significantly decrease cardiovascular disease risk, cholesterol problems, and illnesses associated with inflammation. This is according to a recent study performed by the renowned proponent of integrative medicine, Dr. Deepak Chopra.

In the study, released by the University of California San Diego School of Medicine, results confirm that massage along with meditation and yoga can significantly alter the metabolic profile of participants. Massage therapy aids in the detoxification and rejuvenation of muscle tissues while rejuvenating the body. The study found that participants saw a measurable decrease in cholesterol levels as well as type 2 diabetes risk.

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