Body massage holds many benefits, from relaxation to a release in toxins, but did you know that breast massage has several benefits for breast health alone? Taking the time to massage your breasts on a daily basis may not be a self-care practice you’re used to, but it’s one that should be added into your morning or evening routine. Here are four benefits of breast massage that all women can experience.
1. Reduces swelling and soreness
During ovulation and hormonal changes the breasts can become sore or tender and cause discomfort. Breast massage is an easy way to ease the soreness of muscles underneath fat tissues and reduce swelling. Use small circular motions with all four fingers and press firmly to massage every area of the breasts for at least five minutes.
2. Promotes breast health
According to the Texas Institute of Functional Medicine, breast massage is a viable way to release toxins from the body’s lymphatic system. Toxins can become trapped within the fat cells of breast tissue, increasing chances of cancer and…