Everyone knows that a terrible headache without pills is unbearable. This incredible scientific technique that many have tried and works perfectly is called acupressure..
Acupressure has numerous benefits and one of the many is to get rid of a headache effectively and in no time.
It is a type of massage, used for treating pains and ailments caused by excessive muscle tension and mental stress. This massage is a form of reflexotherapy and acupuncture which can successfully treat headaches and anyone can do it.
How to massage and stimulate each acupressure point
First,make yourself comfortable and relax. The massage lasts a minute- from 30 seconds to 1 minute to be precise.
You`ll have to massage certain points with light pressing or circular movements. 5 or 10 minutes after you massage you`ll feel the pain disappearing.
Massage 6 main points to get rid of a headache
Yin Tang is the ‘third eye’ point that is located between the medial end of the eyebrows at the center of the forehead. Massage this point for 1 minute if you are experiencing eye fatigue.
The Zan Zhu points are located on the medial end of the eyebrow, directly above the inner canthus of the eye. Massage with circular movements and apply pressure for 1 minute to stop a runny nose and improve your visual acuity.
Yingxiang points are located on the nasolabial folds in line with the eyes. To find them easily you would have to feel a dimple in the cheekbones – the one that forms on the cheeks when one smiles. Massage for 1 minute to relieve tension in the sinuses, get rid of headache and toothache, and relieve stress.
Tian Zhu points are located on the back of the head or on the upper part of the neck between the ear and the beginning of the spine. Massaging these points helps to relieve nasal congestion, pain in the eyes and ears, severe headache, and migraine.
Shuai Gu points are located 2 to 3 cm above the ears where the hair starts to grow. To find the exact location you should feel a small dimple when touching. Massage with pressure to relieve eye fatigue and pain in the temporal area.
These symmetrical He GU points are located on fleshy mound between the thumb and first finger of each hand. Massaging these points with pressure will help in relieving common ailments such as headache, toothache, sore throat, eye pain and constipation and tension in the neck muscles.