The chemistry of massage

July 7, 2015   |   Evidence in Integrative Healthcare

The International Journal of Neuroscience recently published an article reviewing research about the effect of massage therapy on cortisol, serotonin, and dopamine levels. Unsurprisingly, massage has positive effects on all causing cortisol to drop and serotonin and dopamine to rise. Click here to read the full abstract and view options for obtaining the full article text.