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IN Lifestyle ON 16 Jun, 2016
A headache can be very annoying and painful. Though we can take medicines to relieve the pain but they have many side effects and the relief is temporary. Acupressure can provide you an instant relief and is easy to practice.
Acupressure is a traditional medicine practiced in China for thousands of year. Traditionally, needles are poked in the skin to put pressure on certain points of our body but you can also press these points with your fingers.
Read on to find out easy to reach pressure points that will give you instant relief from head and migraines and many other problems.
The point is located on your hand between your forefinger and thumb in the web area. Pressing this point can relieve you of a headache, toothache, constipation, hangover, neck pain, shoulder pain. But, do not press this point if you are pregnant as it can cause contractions in the uterus.
Located between the eyebrows, pressing on this point will give you relief from a headache, eyestrain, insomnia, tiredness, indigestion.
This point is located where the bridge of your nose meets your eye sockets and precisely below the eyebrows. Press these points to relieve from tension headaches and a common cold.
These are basically a chain of five points, hairline curve, valley lead, celestial hub, floating white, head portal yin. The hairline curve is close to the tip of your ear and the rest curve around your ear. Pressing these will relieve you of temporal pain. Best result can be achieved if you put pressure on them simultaneously.
It is located on top of your foot between the big and second toe. Apply pressure on this point will relieve you of headaches, foot cramps, and arthritis.
These points are located on the side of your nostrils and at the bottom of your cheekbones. These points will relieve you of toothache, tension headaches, open sinus.
Located at the halfway of your spine and ear and if you press it right it will help in relieving eye-pain, unblock nasal congestion, and reduce migraines and headaches.
It is precisely halfway between your neck base and the point of your shoulders. Along with a headache, it will also relieve you of neckache and stiffness in the neck.
It is located to fingers bellow the base your skull and is the two points on the rope like bones the sides of the spine. These Points relieve you of eyestrain, neck pains, insomnia, stress and aches at the back of the head.
Located bellow the base your skull, in the hollows of vertical neck muscles. Press these points to relieve headaches, arthritis, stiff neck, dizziness, eyestrain, neuro-motor, coordination and irritability.
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