Acupressure For Hot Flashes Treatment

| September 21, 2011 | 0 Comments | 947 views

Acupressure For Hot Flashes Treatment , Hot flashes are normal part of going through menopause. They are due to hormonal imbalance that occur at this time. Regular acupressure treatments, even when no hot flashes are occurring, are most helpful. Sit comfortably or lie down, close your eyes and breath deeply when massaging the active points.

STEP 1: Acupressure Point CV17

STEP 1 Acupressure Point CV17

STEP 1 Acupressure Point CV17

Location: in the center of the breastbone, midway between nipples.
Direction: apply firm deep strokes of pressure in upward direction. The initial painful sensation will soon begin to subside.
Duration: 2 min

STEP 2: Acupressure Point Li4 - This point is forbidden for pregnant women - Start with a less painful side

STEP 2 Acupressure Point Li4 - This point is forbidden for pregnant women - Start with a less painful side

STEP 2 Acupressure Point Li4 - This point is forbidden for pregnant women - Start with a less painful side

Location: between thumb and index finger as indicated on the picture.
Direction: apply firm deep strokes of pressure in upward direction. The initial painful sensation will soon begin to subside.
Duration: 2 min

STEP 3: Acupressure Point Li4 - This point is forbidden for pregnant women - Switch to a more painful side

STEP 3 Acupressure Point Li4 - This point is forbidden for pregnant women - Switch to a more painful side

STEP 3 Acupressure Point Li4 - This point is forbidden for pregnant women - Switch to a more painful side

Location: between thumb and index finger as indicated on the picture.
Direction: apply firm deep strokes of pressure in upward direction. The initial painful sensation will soon begin to subside.
Duration: 2 min

STEP 4: Acupressure Point St36 - This point is forbidden for pregnant women - Start with a less painful side

STEP 4 Acupressure Point St36 - This point is forbidden for

STEP 4 Acupressure Point St36 - This point is forbidden for

Location: with the tip of your index finger probe the area on the front side of a leg below the knee
until you feel a slight dip. Direction: apply firm deep strokes of pressure in downward direction. The initial painful sensation will soon begin to subside.
Duration: 1 min

STEP 5: Acupressure Point St36 - This point is forbidden for pregnant women - Switch to a more painful side

STEP 5 Acupressure Point St36 - This point is forbidden for

STEP 5 Acupressure Point St36 - This point is forbidden for

Location: with the tip of your index finger probe the area on the front side of a leg below the knee until you feel a slight dip.
Direction: apply firm deep strokes of pressure in downward direction. The initial painful sensation will soon begin to subside.
Duration: 1 min

STEP 6: Acupressure Point SP6 - This point is forbidden for pregnant women - Start with a less painful side

STEP 6 Acupressure Point SP6 - This point is forbidden for pregnant women - Start with a less painful side

STEP 6 Acupressure Point SP6 - This point is forbidden for pregnant women - Start with a less painful side

Location: on the inside surface of the leg, four fingers-width above the inner anklebone.
Direction: apply firm deep strokes of pressure in upward direction. The initial painful sensation will soon begin to subside
Duration: 1 min

STEP 7: Acupressure Point SP6 - This point is forbidden for pregnant women - Switch to a more painful side

STEP 7 Acupressure Point SP6 - This point is forbidden for pregnant women - Switch to a more painful side

STEP 7 Acupressure Point SP6 - This point is forbidden for pregnant women - Switch to a more painful side

Location: on the inside surface of the leg, four fingers-width above the inner anklebone.
Direction: apply firm deep strokes of pressure in upward direction. The initial painful sensation will soon begin to subside
Duration: 1 min

STEP 8: Acupressure Point K1 - Start with a less painful side

STEP 8 Acupressure Point K1 - Start with a less painful side

STEP 8 Acupressure Point K1 - Start with a less painful side

Location: in the center of the sole of the foot in the depression between the two pads.
Direction: if you are massaging this point yourself and cannot reach it, stand up with one foot on a tennis ball. Apply firm deep strokes of pressure in upward direction.
Duration: 1 min

STEP 9: Acupressure Point K1 - Switch to a more painful side

STEP 9 Acupressure Point K1 - Switch to a more painful side

STEP 9 Acupressure Point K1 - Switch to a more painful side

Location: in the center of the sole of the foot in the depression between the two pads.
Direction: if you are massaging this point yourself and cannot reach it, stand up with one foot on a tennis ball. Apply firm deep strokes of pressure in upward direction.
Duration: 1 min

STEP 10: Acupressure Point GB20 - Start with a less painful side

STEP 10 Acupressure Point GB20 - Start with a less painful side

STEP 10 Acupressure Point GB20 - Start with a less painful side

Location: just below the base of the scull, in the depression between the two major neck muscles.
Direction: apply firm deep strokes of pressure in downward direction.
Duration: 1 min

STEP 11: Acupressure Point GB20 - Switch to a more painful side

STEP 11 Acupressure Point GB20 - Switch to a more painful side

STEP 11 Acupressure Point GB20 - Switch to a more painful side

Location: just below the base of the scull, in the depression between the two major neck muscles.
Direction: apply firm deep strokes of pressure in downward direction.
Duration: 1 min

STEP 12: Acupressure Point Yin Tang

STEP 12 Acupressure Point Yin Tang

STEP 12 Acupressure Point Yin Tang

Location: with the tip of your thumb or index finger probe the area midway between the medial end of the two eyebrows as indicated on the picture until you feel a slight dip.
Direction: apply firm deep strokes of pressure in upward direction. The initial painful sensation will soon begin to subside
Duration: 1 min

STEP 13: Acupressure Point K27 - Start with a less painful side

STEP 13 Acupressure Point K27 - Start with a less painful side

STEP 13 Acupressure Point K27 - Start with a less painful side

Location: in the hollow under the clavicle, next to the breastbone. To find the point follow the clavicle until it connects to the breastbone. If you have difficulty following the clavicle bone, move shoulder back and forth.
Direction: apply firm deep strokes of pressure into the chest.
Duration: 1 min

STEP 14: Acupressure Point K27 - Switch to a more painful side

STEP 14 Acupressure Point K27 - Switch to a more painful side

STEP 14 Acupressure Point K27 - Switch to a more painful side

Location: in the hollow under the clavicle, next to the breastbone. To find the point follow the clavicle until it connects to the breastbone. If you have difficulty following the clavicle bone, move shoulder back and forth.
Direction: apply firm deep strokes of pressure into the chest.
Duration: 1 min

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