Benefits Of Acupressure | How Acupressure Works

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Health Benefits Of Acupressure |  How Acupressure Works

Acupressure is currently used as a treatment for  many health conditions and disorders.  It is used by many in the management of stress,  for relief from muscular distress or arthritic conditions, as well as in the relief of physical  pain and discomfort caused by sports and athletics.

The use of acupressure not only helps relax muscular tension and stress, it helps balance all aspects of the being including the physical body, emotions, mind, and spirit.

Some Benefits Of Acupressure:

• Relieves stress and tension
• Relaxes the  mind and body
• Increases  blood circulation and hence oxygen throughout the body
• Helps eliminate waste and toxins from the body
• Provides natural  relief from back, neck, and shoulder pain
• Provides natural relief from Headaches and migraines
• Promotes faster healing of injuries
• Increases energy levels
• Increases ones sense of well-being
• Promotes weight loss

Acupressure stimulates the skin, muscles and acupressure points in the body to activate the body’s natural self-healing and restorative capabilities and help balance the body’s energy and life force.

Acupressure therapy can be very  effective in the  relief of  headaches, back & neck pain, eyestrain, allergies and other sinus problems, tight muscles, arthritis, insomnia, stress and anxiety, and general discomfort.  Acupressure also promotes an increased sense of well-being, strengthened immunity and resistance to diseases, increased blood circulation, and balanced blood pressure levels.

According to Traditional Chinese Medicine, there are several hundred acupuncture points throughout the body.  Check out the charts below to see some of the acupressure points and the corresponding organs they may stimulate

The World Health Organization published a list of standard acupuncture points in 1993. Western science has shown that a lot of these acupressure points tend to be located where nerves enter a muscle, the midpoint of the muscle, at the points where the muscle joins with the bone, or at specific areas of the autonomic nervous system, which may partially explain how acupressure and acupuncture can  affect relief of pain that patients experience.

Remember that it is important to drink water after acupressure therapy or massage sessions to help flush out waste and toxins that may have been released during your treatment.

acupoints chart

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