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.: Contraindications

Reflexology is a risk-free approach. However, in some cases, precautions should be taken, among others with pregnant women during the first 16 weeks of pregnancy, as well as with people with problems related to the circulatory and lymphatic systems, making use of medication, drugs or alcohol or having a contagious disease. As the body tries to regain its balance by eliminating toxins, some reactions (headaches, diarrhea, chills, nausea, sinus congestion, frequent urination) are to be expected, but these mostly dissipate within 24 hours following treatment. (Excerpts from the health portal “Proteus Network”). It goes without saying that reflex massage does not replace medical treatment. In fact, the two complement each other. However, reflexology has the advantage of being able to act upstream and prevent ailments before they appear.