Drunken Massage: Harmful or OK
There are a few misconceptions about massage therapy, and the biggest might be about drinking alcohol before getting a massage.
Here are all consequences of this, explained in a simple way:
Alcohol and massage together lead to a dangerously increased dehydration of your body. This, combined with a lowered blood pressure, overload of toxins, increased production of neurotransmitters, stimulated activity of the liver and kidneys but decreased heart rate – all this in a condition where you are not being able to correctly judge the intensity of the therapy, is a truly dangerous mix. Even one drink – be it one glass of wine – can impede a person. There are many reasons massage is contraindicated by alcohol consumption, all leading back to one point: