Hypertension Month

May is hypertension awareness month, which simply means high blood pressure. High blood pressure can be caused by many things and should be managed by your doctor.

However, there are many things you can do to help reduce your blood pressure like; reducing the salt in your diet, getting exercise and the right amount of sleep.

Along with these recommendations you should also consider getting regular massage for stress reduction. Both physical and mental stress can drive your blood pressure up. Always let your massage therapist know prior to your treatment if you have high blood pressure, as there may be certain precautions or accommodations that they will need to make to your treatment.