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5 Remarkable Benefits of Scalp Massage

5 Remarkable Benefits of Scalp Massage

Marcy Lerner
Woman gets scalp massage on table

Why try scalp massage? Your scalp is full of nerves close to the surface of the skin. Massaging the scalp relaxes the nervous system by stimulating these nerve endings – and a light touch is sufficient.  In other words, you don’t need a a full deep tissue massage to get the relaxing benefit of a massage.

Let’s talk about five important benefits of scalp massage, and learn how you can get these remarkable benefits.

Scalp Massage Reduces Muscle Tension

Anyone who’s ever had a hair stylist massage their scalp knows that it’s remarkably relaxing to have the nerves on the skin’s surface stimulated with gentle pressure. Research shows that scalp massage can lower blood pressure, reduce levels of stress hormones, and slow heart rate. That’s why scalp massage is an important part of the Zeel sleep massage.

Scalp Massage Promotes Hair Growth

One study found that scalp massage can encourage hair growth.

Scalp Massage is Convenient

You can do your own scalp massage, or trade massages  with a friend or loved one.  A scalp massage can take as little as 15 minutes, and can be done almost anywhere.

Scalp Massage is a Natural Remedy for Migraines and Headaches

If you’re hoping to alleviate a pesky tension headache or migraine, massage is a great choice. Research shows that  scalp massage can help reduce the frequency of chronic massages, as well as other benefits like mood boosts (through increases in serotonin, the “happy hormone.”

Scalp Massage Helps Balance the Nervous System

Acupressure massage of the head has been proven to relax physical stress and achieve balance in the nervous system.

Do Your Own Scalp Massage

Want to do your own scalp massage? Simple – just watch this scalp massage video, and you’ll be able to soothe yourself or others with massage in under two minutes.

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