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Help reduce Menopause Symptoms with a Manual Lymphatic Drainage (MLD) Massage

Updated: Dec 3, 2023

Menopause Symptom Treatment



Menopause is a natural period in any woman's life. This phase is one that results in hormonal changes and other symptoms. Several women report discomfort at this time, comprising mood swings, hot flashes, fatigue, and retention of fluid. MLD, or lymphatic drainage massage can prove to be a beneficial therapy to complement other treatments in reducing menopause symptoms.


Manual Lymphatic Drainage


A licensed massage therapist can give an MLD massage. This is a light massage technique targeting the lymphatic system. The lymphatic system plays a relevant role in the elimination of toxins, regulation of fluid balance, and support of the immune system. In menopause, certain hormonal changes tend to disrupt the body's natural functioning, resulting in swelling and fluid retention.


An MLD massage stimulates the lymphatic system and reduces fluid retention and swelling/bloating related to menopause. The MLD massage uses soft and rhythmic hand strokes. Such a method encourages the motion of lymph fluid and facilitates the elimination of extra fluid and waste from the body. This alleviates pain and inflammation.


Lymphatic Drainage Massage and Other Menopause Symptoms


Other menopause symptoms include extreme hot flashes and mood swings. Symptoms associated with menopause cannot only cause physical discomfort but brings stress to most women. A skilled and licensed massage therapist can help with these symptoms by inducing relaxation with an MLD massage. The person feels less anxious and more relaxed, leading to a calm state that is welcome at any time during menopause. By boosting circulation and lymphatic flow, MLD can support the balance of hormones, improve energy levels, and reduce hot flashes.


Choose MLD


A certified and qualified therapist is best equipped to perform an MLD massage. As each person is unique, you may want to discuss your individual symptoms with a therapist before you start MLD massage sessions. It is also vital to remember that menopause affects different people in a variety of ways, so massages may be customized to suit individual plans and techniques. Apart from this, MLD massage therapy should ideally be used as an adjunct to other treatments during menopause. It is a good idea to speak to your medical practitioner before you start MLD. As a Certified Holistic Health Coach, Anna can also share additional tools to make this the best part of your life!


Contact Our Riverview, FL Massage Clinic Today


Massages by Anna Bass LMT. Certified for many different massages and treatments. Specializing in Manual lymphatic drainage (MLD) massage.


To schedule an appointment with Licensed Massage Therapist, Certified Advanced Manual Lymphatic Drainage Therapist and Health Coach, Anna Bass LMT, please call 412-328-4540 or Book a Massage Here.


Providing massage services to patients in Riverview, Tampa, Brandon, Apollo Beach, Ruskin, Wimauma, Adamsville, Gibsonton, Sun City Center, Bloomingdale, Balm, Willow, Florida and surrounding areas.

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