Wise Way Wellness Center

Maya Abdominal Massage: symptoms, support, contraindications

Symptoms for Women:

painful or irregular menstrual cycles or ovulation

dark blood or clotting with menstruation

bladder, uterine or yeast infections

PMS or menopausal symptoms

pelvic congestion and pain

prolapsed or tipped uterus and/or bladder

incontinence

ovarian cysts, uterine fibroids, endometriosis

low back ache, headaches

painful intercourse

fertility challenges and miscarriages

difficult pregnancy, premature delivery

 

Symptoms for Men:

early stages of prostate swelling

benign prostatic hyperplasia - BPH

prostatitis (mild)

impotence, erectile dysfunction (depending on cause)

 

Digestive Symptoms:

gas, bloating, belching

gastritis

chronic indigestion or heartburn

chronic constipation or diarrhea

Irritable Bowel Syndrome - IBS

Gastro Esophogeal Reflux - GERD

restricted breathing due to tension

 

Support for Fertility:

fertility enhancement guidelines to prepare the uterus and body/mind/spirit for conception may include Maya Abdominal Massage treatments, self care, diet and lifestyle modifications and herbal therapies.  

 

Support for Pregnancy:

reduce tension and anxiety by release of Oxytocin during massage

decrease nausea, heartburn, fatigue, constipation

improve digestion with better absorption of nutrients

relieve pain and common discomforts of pregnancy

decrease sciatica and round ligament pain

improve blood flow and nutrients to baby

increase efficiency of labor and delivery, documented shorter labor

 

Support for Post Hysterectomy:

improve circulation around formation of scar tissue

ligaments and organs benefit from improved circulation in the pelvis

support for emotional needs

 

Contraindications:

during active menses

when and IUD is present

during the first trimester of pregnancy

immediately after abdominal surgery

when infection or cancer is present, or undergoing chemotherapy

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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