Stress is an alteration of homeostasis, which becomes problematic when it is prolonged over time and our feedback mechanisms are no longer able to manage it.
If the stress is temporary it is positive, it is that adrenaline peak to improve performance, when it becomes long-term and permanently alters omeastasis it cascades a series of disorders. Long-term stress becomes a maladaptive response that occurs when the stressful situation becomes a habit, thus taking over a tendency to worry and a persistent state of anxiety. It is called activation syndrome because constant activation of the body's resources is wearing and, in the long run, produces damage: the so-called stress disorders (Anchisi and Dessy, 2008).
Our health is closely related to our stress level. There is a cyclical nature between HEALTH-SICKNESS-STRESS.
A stressed body can't heal, it can only gey worse.
We know that there is a direct embryonic correlation between the nervous system and the skin, they originate from the same embryonic sheet, so whatever happens to the nervous system is reflected on the skin and vice versa.
The skin is a mirror of our nervous system and vice versa.
MASSAGE is the oldest therapeutic technique in the world, used by different cultures to evoke feelings of deep relaxation and reduction of anxiety. This is probably because receiving a massage on the skin activates the parasympathetic nervous system, which automatically acts to calm the body and brain. and allows you to lower the stress threshold.
Numerous studies show that moderate pressure massage is effective in cases of fibromyalgia, stress and stimulates the immune system. Several photographic studies of the brain show the changes that occur in areas of the brain involved in the regulation of emotions and the stress response, including the amygdala and hippocampus.
GOAL of the MASSAGE
creates deep relaxation
induces a state of stillness
lightens the body