Posts by Jesse Atkinson

Massage For Gut Health By Massage Therapist Jesse Atkinson

Massage for Gut Health? Might seem crazy, but yes – abdominal massage supports good gut health and good health overall.  Massage directly decreases constipation and reduces internal scarring through physical pressure, and whole body massage improves mood and digestion through the nervous and endocrine systems. Abdominal Massage Reduces Constipation Massage in the abdominal region is well known to ‘move’ along your poop through the large intestine and colon.  The physical mechanism of pressure decreases colonic transit time, increases bowel movement, and stimulates peristalsis.  Peristalsis, the continual muscular movement of digestion has a consistent direction and the large intestine is surprisingly
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Categories: Anxiety, Constipation, Massage, Mood Changes, Stress, and SYMPTOMS.