Stress can suppress immune function, raise blood pressure and even damage skin, says the International SPA Association, and spas offer a nearly sure route out of stress. Tips for getting the most relaxation from a spa experience: The spa treatment is meant to be quiet and soothing, so if it's not, speak up. A good spa never compromises clients' modesty. And customers can request a male or female therapist at the time of booking.
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