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Massaging people with cancer

Until lately massaging people with cancer was considered to be contraindicated because of the fear of spreading the cancer to other regions of the body through the movements of interstitial fluids, lymph fluids and blood.  Several pioneers have come forward … Continue reading

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Psychological Effects of Massage

Psychological affects of massage should not be underestimated, If one feels healthy, full of energy, or invigorated the body will react in kind and a massage would have been worth the time and money spent. In addiction centers massage has … Continue reading

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Digestive System Intestines

The intestines are sectioned into two major portions which are the small intestines and large intestines. The work horse of the intestines is the small intestine where most of the food chyme is absorbed into the body. The small intestine … Continue reading

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Digestive System Stomach

The stomach where food is sent to be converted from bolus bits to chyme. The gastric juices of the stomach break down food stuff into a semisolid mixture called chyme. The stomach muscles run in several different directions and are … Continue reading

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Digestive System Sphincter

You must have heard the word sphincter as you where growing up you may have associated it with a body part that’s not so nice. Well the true definition of a sphincter is a ring shaped muscle able to close … Continue reading

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