Tag Archives: homeostasis

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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Effects of Massage on Autonomic Nervous System

Massage on the autonomic system sounds funky, yet we can influence our breathing by exercise or meditation. So with continuous strokes long an flowing you could quite or stimulate the parasympathetic nervous system.  Then by adding stimulating strokes such as … Continue reading

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Urinary System

The two primary functions of the urinary system are to produce and excrete urine. The urinary system regulates the constant levels of fluid in the body and levels of many important important chemicals. If the levels of chemicals in the blood … Continue reading

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Endocrine System Sex Glands

This article is intended for massage therapist for review or students that are preparing to take the national exam. The female sex glands are called ovaries, the female sex gland hormones are called estrogen and progesterone.  The male sex glands … Continue reading

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