Massage therapy has a different effect on those who suffer from heart disease. There are several root causes for heart disease, which is a bunch of conditions that affect both, the functions and structure of one’s heart. What kinds of conditions? Angina, Coronary Artery Disease, Hypertension (which is high blood pressure), and Congestive Cardiac Failure, plus a bunch more. Many people know massage therapy can relax the body, but heart disease isn’t something everyone expects massage therapy to treat. Massage therapists check for any heart disease conditions on the health history forms filled out prior to a session. In order to receive the best and safest massage therapy treatment, it.