What are some normal reactions to a reflexology session?
Reflexology feels different to each person. Generally, clients feel relaxed and sometimes even fall asleep during a treatment. Other normal reactions to reflexology include increased sweating in the hands or feet, light-headedness, increased emotions, thirst, coughing, and exhaustion.
What adverse effects might a client experience after a reflexology treatment?
Generally, reflexology appears to be safe and doesn’t cause many side effects. Because most people feel relaxed after a treatment you might feel a bit light headed. Some people say their feet feel tender afterwards, others can have an emotional response or need to pass urine more often.
Why do I feel sick after reflexology?
Many people after receiving reflexology can experience a “healing crisis”. A healing crisis occurs when the body tries to eliminate toxins at a faster rate than they can be disposed of. The more toxic one’s bodily systems are, the more severe the detoxification experience, or healing crisis.
Can you feel sick after foot massage?
Nausea: Because massage deals with and releases toxins from the body, sometimes nausea may occur after treatment. It is not unheard of for clients to feel as though they have an upset stomach in the hours and days after their massage.
Can you feel worse after reflexology?
It gradually became worse until rather abruptly started to diminish around the seventh and eighth session. Conclusions: For the majority of the women the healing crisis symptoms gradually became worse before they started to decrease. This has similarities with other health professionals’ accounts in the literature.
What are the symptoms of a healing crisis?
The aching body, headaches, nausea and fatigue often felt during a healing crisis are primarily the effects of detoxification. In the healing process, the body is working to eliminate its storage of toxins; materials that have been collected in the colon, the tissues and in individual cells.