Friday, December 18, 2015
People often report feeling that the stresses of the holiday season have negatively affected their health during the months of November and December. With so much to do during this time, from attending events to planning family get-togethers, it is no wonder that many people begin to develop physical pains in response to the stress. Luckily, with the help of massage, Folsom residents can reduce the amount of stress and related physical pain that they experience this year. Studies have shown that benefits include a reduction in anxiety and depression, reduced physical pains, and better overall health. Among the many benefits of massage therapy is a decrease in anxiety and depression. This occurs first because massage sessions provide a relaxing haven where you can shed all worries and focus on yourself. On a more scientific level, getting a massage can help reduce levels of the stress hormone cortisol in your body.
Wednesday, December 16, 2015
If you suffer from acne, skin care treatment can reduce both the size and frequency of your blemishes. Sometimes it may not actually be acne that you’re dealing with. Other conditions may mimic acne and render all of your over-the-counter acne fighting products useless, making it impossible to solve the problem without the help of an acne and skin care clinic in Folsom, CA. Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS) PCOS is caused by a hormonal sensitivity and frequently presents as acne coupled with irregular periods, weight gain and thinning hair. The acne that accompanies PCOS often creates tender nodules under the skin at the site of the breakout. Some kind of hormone therapy is needed to alleviate this type of acne.
Tuesday, December 1, 2015
A massage is a great way to relax and treat sore, aching muscles, but if you think that’s all it has to offer, you’d be wrong. It has other health benefits as well, some of which are quite surprising. The next time you're debating whether or not it's time to schedule a session with a Folsom, CA massage specialist, consider all of these unique benefits that massage offers. When you do, you'll see that it's always a good time for one. Counteract Your Desk Job Spending too much time in a sitting position can cause pain and tension in your gluteal muscles, neck, shoulders and lower back. When done with this in mind, massage therapy can actually counteract the effects of prolonged sittings. Regular massages will help you keep your day job and your muscle health. Massage also helps muscles recover faster after a workout.
Sunday, November 29, 2015
Since there are different types of acne, it’s no wonder that there are several different treatments, too. All acne types have their origin in hormonal changes that increase oil production. However, some acne types are severe and some are mild, and not all acne will respond well to the same type of treatment. Hair follicles may get plugged with dead skin cells mixed with oil, which causes acne. It usually erupts on the face, chest, neck, shoulders and back. The pimples and bumps heal slowly, and just when one seems to be gone, another one appears. If you’re looking for the right treatment at an acne and skin care clinic in Folsom, CA, there are several possible treatments. A skin care professional can help you select the best for your unique skin type.
Thursday, October 22, 2015
Another spa etiquette that both you and the therapist should follow is turning turn off phones. This is actually for your own good. If you keep texting or answering emails while you’re getting a massage, you will not be able to relax—and you’re missing the whole point of the therapy! Answering calls is also not a good idea, as it will disturb the person next to you in the spa, or worse, distract your own Folsom massage therapist. So the next time you are scheduled for another Folsom, CA massage session in relaxing wellness clinics like The Healing Station, come prepared so that your mind and body can enjoy the whole experience.
Tuesday, October 20, 2015
"Some treatments are known to control the effects of rosacea, like the “Healing Signature Treatment” from The Healing Station, an acne and skin care clinic in Folsom, CA. These kind of treatments are highly recommended for those with rosacea and sensitive skin. If the redness and swelling get really bad you can also try using our Molecular Rice Mask at home to help decrease the redness. Medicine.net also suggests the use of antibacterial washes, antibiotic pills, and pulsed light therapies. Take note, however, that it is important to consult a doctor before using one of these treatments. Also, prevention is always better than cure, so if possible, refrain from eating foods that can cause a flare-up, stay away from direct sunlight, and always stay in a room with a comfortable temperature."
Friday, September 11, 2015
The hot stone massage is arguably one of the most popular types of massages you can get at spas in Folsom or anywhere else. It is a classic massage therapy that makes use of flat and smooth basalt stones heated to a certain temperature and then placed on the body. It is believed that this type of massage dates back to 1500 B.C., and because of its many benefits is still a preferred treatment by many massage therapists today. Read on to find out what benefits a good hot stone massage has in store for you.
Tuesday, September 8, 2015
What is cystic acne? Cystic acne is one of the most difficult acnes to treat. Think of it as a much more persistent pimple. Like pimples, cystic acnes are caused by clogged pores, dead skin cells, and bacteria, only that it goes much deeper into the skin. The result is a red bump filled with pus that is often painful when touched. The most common victims of this type of acne are teenagers or those in their early twenties. Areas like the face, chest, shoulders, arms, and back are commonly affected.
Thursday, August 6, 2015
People who frequent spas in Folsom are already familiar with the common types of alternative therapies like acupuncture and certain massages. While each has its own benefits, there is a way that you can get the best of both worlds. An acupressure massage is a melodic combination of both centuries-old techniques that can offer long-term health benefits. Many people aren’t even aware of this type of massage and if you are one of them, you’re clearly missing out. Don’t worry though, it’s never too late to make an appointment with a massage therapist from an all-natural spa like The Healing Station. What is Acupressure Massage? Acupressure massage focuses on the stimulation of the acupressure points. Think of it as acupuncture minus the needles. The massage therapist puts pressure on specific points of the body through which energy flows. These specific areas are known as meridians of Qi, which according to ancient Chinese medicine are vital energy pathways.
Tuesday, August 4, 2015
Just when you thought you’d outgrown the acne that plagued you when you were a teen, it decides to make an appearance—one last hurrah during your pregnancy. You might have heard that pregnant women get that “glow” but unfortunately, not everyone is so lucky. Don’t just chalk up an acne breakout to the hormones and wait for it to run its course as that could have a negative effect on you, particularly your self-esteem, after you give birth. Consult an expert from an acne and skin care clinic like The Healing Station in Folsom, CA as early as possible. Don’t Wait Too Long Acne during pregnancy is essentially the same as any case of adult acne. The only difference is that pregnancy hormones could significantly increase the production of oil in the skin, which could mean more acne for you. According to the Academy of American Dermatology, waiting too long to seek treatment runs the risk of you developing dark spots and scars.
Tuesday, June 23, 2015
It has become increasingly difficult to relax in these fast-paced times. Without sufficient rest, the physical body breaks down and often suffers from minor aches like lower back pain and headaches. As your body weakens, various health problems arise such as insomnia, anxiety, and soft tissue strains. Many individuals seek help from massage therapists to restore their body’s normal functions, using different techniques of touch manipulation in wellness spas like The Healing Station. An age-old method of healing, various forms of massage therapy generally ease stressed muscles, regulate the circulation of nutrients, and eliminate toxins from the body. Regular sessions of Folsom massage therapy may also enhance the mind’s ability to concentrate and improve sleep quality for more productive work during the day.
Sunday, June 21, 2015
Having acne or pimples is a common source of distress among men and women. Brown University’s findings in a study they conducted showed that around 17 million adults in the United States are bound to have acne for a time in their lives. This skin condition generally affects a third of people ages 11 to 30 years. Known as acne vulgaris in the medical field, acne is a skin infection characterized by the appearance of red spots on the face, neck, shoulders, chest, and back. Generally harmless to the overall physical health, various forms of acne begin to emerge from puberty due to the stimulation of the oil (sebaceous) glands. Pimples, blackheads, and other blotches will continue to come out in some parts of adulthood, particularly when stressed, during humid weather, and at the onset of the menstrual cycle for women.
Friday, June 19, 2015
When a woman gets pregnant, her body goes through a lot of changes in order to prepare for the new life that is nurturing within her. This can cause a lot of mental and physical stress on the mother to be, which is not good for her or her child’s well-being. According to the American Pregnancy Association, research has determined that a massage has certain benefits that can help women immensely during their pregnancy. If you’re looking for a prenatal massage in Folsom, it is best to only trust certified massage therapists since a mother and her baby are both vulnerable during this time. Make sure you go to a well-known health and wellness spas in Folsom like The Healing Station to ensure your safety. Reduces Swelling and Pain Part of the physical changes that women go through during pregnancy is swelling and pain in different parts of the body. This can be very discomforting, putting even more stress on their bodies that can affect the child they carry inside them.
Thursday, June 18, 2015
Having beautiful skin makes you feel more confident – it makes you shine on the outside and the inside. This is why you’ll want to visit an acne and skin care clinic in Folsom, CA like The Healing Station to help deal with the various skin problems that can target your face. Here are a few examples of the possible skin conditions that can wreak havoc on your complexion. Acne Acne is the most common skin condition in the United States. It plagues young people, teenagers and acne can affect women in their 30s, 40s and 50s. This is because acne is caused by blockages of skin pores, and this can happen at any age. Dead skin cells are the normal reason for these blockages, and excess oil bonds these cells together, making it difficult for them to exit the pores of the skin. Another reason involves bacteria entering the skin, resulting in inflammation that blocks the pores.
Wednesday, April 15, 2015
Another spa etiquette that both you and the therapist should follow is turning turn off phones. If you keep texting or answering emails while you’re getting a massage, you will not be able to relax—and you’re missing the whole point of the therapy! Answering calls is also not a good idea, as it will disturb others, or worse, distract your Folsom massage therapist. So the next time you are scheduled for another Folsom, CA massage session in relaxing wellness clinics like The Healing Station, come prepared so that your mind and body can enjoy the whole experience.
Monday, April 13, 2015
There are other myths that worsen acne instead of treating it. By seeking tips from Folsom, CA skin care specialists, one can prevent or treat existing acne safely and quickly. Skin specialists and dermatologists recommend washing the affected area regularly but not too often. Applying antioxidant-containing acne treatment products following a prescription may also help. Registered skin care specialists may also suggest other more effective treatments for acne. To effectively treat acne, turn to professional skin care clinics like The Healing Station. A person who isn’t familiar with proper acne remedies should leave its treatment to professionals. Experimenting using random treatment methods may only aggravate the acne.
Monday, March 9, 2015
Massage sessions are no longer a luxury but can be a necessity to keep your body in pace with today’s fast-paced and busy lifestyle. If you have never experienced getting a massage in Folsom, learning about its benefits may just persuade you to reconsider. Massaging is the general term for manipulating your ligaments, tendons, muscles, and skin by gentle rubbing and pressing. A Folsom massage therapist may use their hands, elbows, and forearms during a massage. Some of the popular types of massage include sports or deep tissue massage, Swedish, reflexology, and acupressure massage.
Saturday, March 7, 2015
Acne usually occurs during a person’s teenage years, however, it is not uncommon for it to resurface when one becomes older. Women, in particular, are more inclined to develop acne throughout adulthood because they are more susceptible to hormonal fluctuations. Acne can be trigged by several factors such as genetics, medical conditions, and the person’s choice of skincare products. The skin is the largest organ of the body, therefore it should be treated with great importance no matter how young or old a person is. Curing acne can be challenging, and the best way to get rid of it is to get help from professionals. For those who want to keep their skin healthy and happy, skin centers such as The Healing Station offer effective and rejuvenating skin care treatments in Folsom.
Wednesday, March 4, 2015
Body aches and pains, particularly back pains, afflict nearly 80% of Americans. In many cases, back pain results from muscles that have “knotted” due to overexertion, bad postures, prolonged sitting, and other similar reasons. These knotted muscles are also referred to as trigger points, and a massage targeted at these trigger points releases the knots, thereby eliminating the sources of pain. Other specialized massage therapies offered in notable Folsom, CA massage centers like The Healing Station are designed to relieve specific pain-causing conditions, such as fibromyalgia.
Tuesday, March 3, 2015
In addition, Vitamin C promotes the production of collagen, an essential protein that protects the body from inflammation. While adult acne sufferers can get their daily dose of Vitamin C from various fruits and vegetables, they can get faster results through a potent Vitamin C treatment developed by skin experts, and offered in a reputable Folsom, CA acne and skin care clinic. Along with regular intakes, this type of treatment as applied by professionals can enhance the healing effects of Vitamin C on the skin.
Saturday, January 10, 2015
Life for students today is no walk in the park. Nor is it for their parents and teachers. Nothing could be more welcoming than a deep massage in Folsom to soothe both body and mind as a respite from stress or in preparation for upcoming tasks. Aside from massage therapy, there are other ways to cope with various stresses, as highlighted by education professional Donna Spann.
Thursday, January 8, 2015
Most importantly, the obvious step is getting proper treatment. Make an appointment with a licensed aesthetician, a professional working with The Healing Station, for effective skin care treatments in Folsom. The time that it takes to get results can vary among different individuals, so be patient and remain with your prescribed routine.