8 Ways Massages Can Help Your Overall Health

Read on to find out how massage therapy may help keep you healthy, from easing sore muscles to managing pain and more.
Provided by The American Massage Therapy Association

8 Ways Massages Can Help Your Overall Health

You already know that eating healthy foods and getting regular exercise are paramount to your health. But you might not know there are other ways to boost your overall well-being. One of the easy ways to help up your health factor is getting a massage. Read on to find out how massage therapy can help keep you healthy, from easing sore muscles to managing pain and more.

Provided by The American Massage Therapy Association


Target Your Problem Areas

Target Your Problem Areas

Neck pain is the eighth leading cause of disability in the United States and accounts for more than 10 million ambulatory medical care visits per year. Research suggests that multiple massages per week can help those with chronic neck pain. A massage therapist can help you develop a customized treatment plan.

3 Dos & Don'ts for Microwaving Popcorn

Microwave guru chef Matt Abdoo has his three tips for making the best, fluffiest and perfectly cooked popcorn.

Microwave popcorn is one of the best snacks! But sometimes it's difficult to get that perfect bowl. So microwave guru chef Matt Abdoo has his three tips for making the best, fluffiest and perfectly cooked popcorn.

DON'T USE THE POPCORN BUTTON

As tempting and easy as it may be, don't fall for the "Popcorn" button on your microwave. Not all microwaves are made the same, so they won't cook your bag the same way either. And there's no sensor to determine when the bag is ready, so it'll just keep cooking your popcorn until the set amount of time finishes.

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