A hospital in Illinois offers free massages and other holistic treats for people who are dealing with. The massages have been found to greatly decrease the anxiety of patients staying at the hospital. The hospital has been giving these massages for 10 years. Reducing one’s stress will greatly improve one’s life and one’s health as well. Stress has been negative side effects that show up physically in the body as well as mentally in the mind.
- The SwedishAmerican hospital has a holistic health team that helps patients deal with stress
- Stress and anxiety are common for patients staying in a hospital
- Hospital supervisors say that the free massages are very effective in managing patient anxiety
“If a long week at work has us feeling a little extra stressed, National Stress Awareness Day gives us another excuse to relax and unwind”