It is excellent for lowering levels of stress and allowing the body to return to a tranquil state. It is used to help a number of problems and diseases. Shiatsu has been found to promote digestion, encourage skin renewal, lessen tension in muscles and have a beneficial impact on the nervous system. It is a common therapeutic procedure for headaches, migraines, stress, fatigue, anxiety and pain throughout the body. One tends to leave a Shiatsu session feeling rejuvenated and calm.