Acupressure Treatment For Frontal Headache

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Headache is often due to build-up of stress and tension. Acupressure is an effective way to relieve painful sensation associated these conditions. Treat as soon as first sign of headache appear. Do not wait for full blown headache.

Sit comfortably or lie down, close your eyes and breath deeply when massaging the active points.

STEP 1: Acupressure Point B2 - Start with a less painful side

STEP 1 Acupressure Point B2 - Start with a less painful side

STEP 1 Acupressure Point B2 - Start with a less painful side

Location: with the tip of your thumb or index finger probe the area where the bridge of the nose meets the ridge of the eyebrows 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 2: Acupressure point B2 - Switch to a more painful side

STEP 2 Acupressure point B2 - Switch to a more painful side

STEP 2 Acupressure point B2 - Switch to a more painful side

Location: with the tip of your thumb or index finger probe the area where the bridge of the nose meets the ridge of the eyebrows 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 3: Acupressure Point Yin Tang

STEP 3 Acupressure Point Yin Tang

STEP 3 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 4: Acupressure Point GB14 - Start with a less painful side

STEP 4 Acupressure Point GB14 - Start with a less painful side

STEP 4 Acupressure Point GB14 - Start with a less painful side

Location: with the tip of your index finger probe the area directly up from the pupil of the eye when looking straight ahead, approximately one finger-width above the eyebrow, 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 GB14 - Switch to a more painful side

STEP 5 Acupressure Point GB14 - Switch to a more painful side

STEP 5 Acupressure Point GB14 - Switch to a more painful side

Location: with the tip of your index finger probe the area directly up from the pupil of the eye when looking straight ahead, approximately one finger-width above the eyebrow, 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 Li4 - This point is forbidden for pregnant women - Start with a less painful side

STEP 6 Acupressure Point Li4 - This point is forbidden for pregnant

STEP 6 Acupressure Point Li4 - This point is forbidden for pregnant

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

STEP 7 Acupressure Point Li4 - This point is forbidden for pregnant

STEP 7 Acupressure Point Li4 - This point is forbidden for pregnant

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

STEP 8 Acupressure Point St36 - This point is forbidden for pregnant women - Start with a less painful side

STEP 8 Acupressure Point St36 - This point is forbidden for pregnant women - Start with a less painful side

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

STEP 9 Acupressure Point St36 - This point is forbidden for

STEP 9 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 10: Acupressure Point Liv3 - Start with a less painful side

STEP 10 Acupressure Point Liv3 - Start with a less painful side

STEP 10 Acupressure Point Liv3 - Start with a less painful side

Location: on the top of the foot in the webbing between the big toe and the second toe.
Direction: apply firm deep strokes of pressure in upward direction. The initial painful sensation will soon begin to subside.
Duration: 1 min

STEP 11: Acupressure Point Liv3 - Switch to a more painful side

STEP 11 Acupressure Point Liv3 - Switch to a more painful side

STEP 11 Acupressure Point Liv3 - Switch to a more painful side

Location: on the top of the foot in the webbing between the big toe and the second toe.
Direction: apply firm deep strokes of pressure in upward direction. The initial painful sensation will soon begin to subside.
Duration: 1 min

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