When you have a headache and you refuse to take an analgesic because you know their dangers the situation seems desperate. But this is not the case. There is a scientific way to get rid of a headache called acupressure.
Today we will talk to you about this technique that removes headaches effectively and quickly.
Acupressure is a kind of massage whose effectiveness is confirmed by numerous scientific studies. By its nature, it is a form of acupuncture and re-therapy, but it does not require special medical knowledge.
How to massage the acupressure points
First, put yourself in a comfortable position and relax. The massage does not take much time: from 30 seconds to 1 minute on average.
Massage a point with light pressure or circular motions. Usually, the headache goes away during the massage or 5-10 minutes later.
There are 6 main points to get rid of a headache
The third eye point, or Yintang, is between the eyebrows, where the nose ridge goes to the forehead. This point also helps to get rid of eye fatigue.
The symmetrical dots are at the base of the inner forehead of the eyebrows. The massage of this area can also heal the runny nose and improve the visual acuity. Massage for 1 minute using pressure or circular motions.
These points are on each side of the nasal cavity and on the same line as the eyes. To find them, locate the cavities of the lower part of the cheekbone. Massaging these points helps open the sinuses, reduces headache and teeth, and eases stress.
These points are found on the back of the head, between the ear and the base of the spine. The massage of these points allows to unplug the nose, to treat the eyes and ears, as well as the headaches.
These points are located on each side of the head at 2-3 cm from the base of the scalp at the temples. Here we feel a little hollow. Massaging this area helps to reduce pain in the temples and eye fatigue.
These symmetrical dots are on the back of the hand between the thumb and the index. Massaging them reduces back pain and jaws, and tension in the body.
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