The gastrointestinal system is responsible for ingestion, digestion, absorption, propulsion, and defecation of food and nutrients in your body. the gastrointestinal system is comprised of the oral cavity, salivary glands, esophagus, stomach, intestines, liver, gall bladder, and pancreas. Massage can release tension in the abdominal muscles.
Massage can assist the gastrointestinal system in the following ways:
Massage can release tension in the abdominal muscles
Massage can improve tissue elasticity and relieve muscle tightness. During the massage, the blood circulation increases in your body which results in to increase in the temperature. Blood flow increases occur when friction between the fingers and skin. The heat helps to relieve tension by stretching and increasing tissue elasticity. There are restricted movements and muscles fibers are shortened when there is a high-level tension in the muscles. Massage can increase the temperature so the muscles fiber can be loosened.
Massage can reduce bloat, gas, and cramps
The human body has a natural detox system, your body's natural way of removing toxins is called the lymphatic system. Massage is one way of boosting your lymphatic. Detoxification is so vital to your overall immunity. If your body flushes out the bad stuff efficiently, it will reduce the chances of suffering from infections.
Massage can relieve indigestion
According to a preliminary trial, having a massaging surrounding the diaphragm significantly reduces acid reflux to those who have gastroesophageal reflux disease or GERD, researchers have tested that massage can help reduce the symptoms of the disease. Massage increases your metabolism letting your body flush out toxins allowing your digestion to work at its maximum potential.
Massage cab relieve constipation
Studies demonstrated that abdominal massage decreases the feelings of discomfort and pain by stimulating peristalsis, decreasing colonic transit time, and increasing the frequency of bowel movement. The report shows that massage has been effective for patients with diagnosed physiologic abnormalities which leads to constipation, as well as patients with long-term functional constipation. Regular massage can help release gas and waste products that can relieve constipation.