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Creating a healthy equilibrium between abdomen and your self will increase the quality of your life and quantity of immune cells to fight dis-ease as well.
By ‘Lady’ Colleen Heller CHt, MHt, LMa
If you suffer from fatigue, insomnia, and unwanted weight gain, for example, you should consider abdomen massage. Massaging your own abdomen is a thoroughly natural and instinctive process and is easy to do. In Asia, massage is routinely practiced, either at home or together with friends.
Self massage will help you get to know and respect your abdomen. You will soon discover the key role it plays in terms of digestive disorders, gastric pain, colitis, wind, period pain and constipation. Additionally, you will come to understand how the abdomen can relieve more serious conditions such as type 2diabetes, cardiovascular disorders, insomnia, fatigue, skin complaints, sexual problems, rheumatism, back pain, and more, over time with proper attention.
How is it possible ~
The small intestine is where nutrients are sorted, processed, and channeled via the bloodstream and the lymph glands back into the body as a whole. Its’ surface comprises between 800 and 900 folds and has around 10 million minuscule villi, which are slender projections for the intestinal mucous membrane. If laid out flat side by side, these villi would cover a surface area equivalent to that of a tennis court! Their role is crucial to two-brain equilibrium, as they are linked to the upper brain via the vagus nerve. This nerve supplies nerve fibers from abdomen to brain sort of like a main wiring in your home. If the switch is on you will have electrics, if it is not you will have none. With abdominal massage you will keep the switch on! Simple.
What are the benefits ~
Massaging the stomach enhances your powers of concentration while massaging the large intestine reduces emotional stress. Massaging the area around the spleen counteracts fatigue and depression. Also massaging the liver and bile duct lowers levels of nervous anxiety. Self massage induces a sense of well being at the level of the upper brain by causing the release of endorphins, which are more effective than sedatives in relieving pain.