With us leading such hectic lives, stress has become inevitable. But is stress always bad for us? Surprisingly, the answer is no. Eustress is a term for good stress– it produces a positive feeling of excitement that keeps us motivated. On the other hand, when stress is much more than what we can handle, it becomes excessive and results in you being stressed out; i.e. distress.
Many celebrities and professional athletes have embraced cupping therapy in recent years. A famous example is Michael Phelps– he appeared at the 2016 Rio Olympics with cupping marks all over his back and shoulders, prompting an increase in awareness of this recovery method. So what is cupping therapy? And what draws people to try this out?