Get relief from headache and stress in just 30 seconds using acupressure
While it is not a recognized medical treatment acupressure has been around for hundreds of years. Many have found using methods such as these have decreased and evaporated their pain instantly. Instead of running for that bottle of aspirin why not try some of these quick methods and relieving your pain in 30 seconds. Our bodies have various pressure points which acupressure experts say when triggered or used can greatly relieve any stress or tension headaches we have. The theory is that by applying a great amount of pressure on these pressure points in our bodies you can affect the flow of energy and chemistry. Here are some the top acupressure methods that others have used. Try these next time you have one of those monster headaches.
1 Your Eyebrows
Directly above your nose where your eyebrows meet is where your facial sinuses are. Just applying a bit of pressure here can relieve the tension you are receiving during one of those god awful thumping headaches. Have you ever taken notice that when you do have a headache this is the first area you go to and massage to relieve that terrible pain. Try applying pressure here and start feeling better in seconds.
2 The temples
Our temples seem to hold a lot of muscle stress from the rest of our scalps. Try massaging this area in and up down motion and with your thumbs and fingers and start feeling the amazing results in no time at all.
3 The Base of your Skull
Located here are our body’s main muscles for the head and neck. If you have any neck pain or head ache try starting here to relive some of that built up tension. Put your head back and press on this area in a circular motion.
4 The area between your thumb and index finger
There is a big pressure point in the fleshy part between your thumb and index finger. When you have your next headache coming on try to firmly grab and pinch this area with your other hand. Then massage it real well and see how fast that terrible headache and stress melts away in seconds.
5 Your Big Toe and Second Toe
Between your big toe and second toe come back about one inch and press down. Did you notice how fast the pain went away? Instant relief and no aspirin required.
6 Your Ears
With your thumbs massage the area underneath your large bones behind your ears. Do this in a circular motion. What this does is it triggers what is known to acupressure experts as the GB-20 a pressure point that relieves many different types of headaches. Try it out and start feeling better now.
7 Your Eyes
The area between your eyebrows on the bridge of your nose is known as the Third Eye. This is another pressure point that when you press on it firmly in an upward position can relieve any headaches and pressure instantly.
8 Back of Hand
If you are tired and stressed out try rubbing the back of your hand for several minutes for an instant energy boost. Why buy energy drinks or drink caffeine when you have the tools right at your disposal.
9 Bottom of Foot
Press the middle area on the bottom of your foot to relieve those nasty stress headaches.
10 Acupressure Points
Use your fingers to press on your various acupressure points on your body and start relieving those pent up tensions. When these pressure points are activated they work to release muscle tension and increase circulation so your body may heal properly.