How Massage Therapy Can Ward Off Cold and Flus

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Photo credit: Z. Dischner, Flickr.

Photo credit: Z. Dischner, Flickr.

With another few months of winter ahead of us, it’s important to keep your immune system strong to ward off illness before it even starts! If you find yourself getting habitually sick every winter with pesky colds, flus, or other seasonal illnesses, you might want to try massage therapy as a potential remedy for boosting your immune system.

How does it work? Studies have shown that massage therapy can increase the activity of white blood cells in your immune system, which help to fight off nasty bugs. In particular, regular massage can induce changes and increase the number of lymphocytes, the type of white blood cell responsible for fighting disease.

This article tells you more about how massage therapy can boost your immune system.

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Broadway Wellness is a friendly, well-established integrated healthcare clinic located in the Fairview District of Vancouver, BC. For over ten years, we have offered a range of healthcare options to suit our client’s specific needs in the areas of Vancouver Registered Massage Therapy, Vancouver Chiropractic with Network Spinal Analysis, and Vancouver Naturopathic Medicine.

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