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Foot Reflexology for Stress Relief

The human body is hard-wired to experience stress, which is nature’s way of letting us know we’re in potentially hazardous situations. Unfortunately, the intent of this type of stress reaction was to encourage our prehistoric forefathers to flee from sharp-toothed predators and other types of environmental danger, a far cry from the stress inflicted by […]

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Winter Excuses To Get A MASSAGE!

Massage therapy has a deep penetrating effect, diminishing muscle stress and release toxins from the body, to provide vital relief from the aches cold weather can bring. Massage is crucial for increasing circulation and providing stress and pain relief throughout the colder seasons. All our BMC Massages begins with a cozy heated towells. Then a […]

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Massage: It’s real medicine

Having your honey rub your back is sweet, but it’s tough to compete with the hands of a pro. A good massage therapist can make you feel like a new person. And now research suggests massage can ease insomnia, boost immunity, prevent PMS, and more. Maybe that’s why hospitals are making it a standard therapy. […]

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What Does the Research Say about Reflexology?

Research studies in the U.S. and around the world indicate positive benefits of reflexology for various conditions. In particular, there are several well-designed studies, funded by the National Cancer Institute and the National Institutes of Health that indicate reflexology’s promise as an intervention to reduce pain and enhance relaxation, sleep, and the reduction of psychological […]

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Anti-Stress Health Benefits of Massage Therapy

Life happens. It’s a simple statement, but it rings true – especially in these tough times. Some people who can’t find a good outlet for pent-up stress may handle extra pressure in their lives by drinking more, smoking more or developing a reliance on anti-depressants. But a more positive solution to stress management and maintaining […]

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Ingredients to Avoid if You Have Dry Skin

  Dry skin doesn’t just look bad—it’s also uncomfortable. But here’s the tricky thing: Products that promise to give you a gorgeous glow could contain dehydrating ingredients, says Jamie Davis, M.D., a Minneapolis-based dermatologist. Here are five she says it’s key to avoid if you’re feeling parched. 1. Retinoids While the ingredient has been championed across […]

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Tips for Hydrated, Radiant Skin This Winter

  Winter comes with its many perks (hot chocolate, cozy pajamas, endless pie) but dry, itchy skin is not one of them. While that taut, tight feeling and unsightly flakes are a nuisance for everyone, the more visible scales and ashy dryness that show up more prominently on dark skin make them even more annoying […]

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