Acupressure Treatment For Headache Behind The Eye

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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 B 1 - Start with a less painful side

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

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


Location: just inside the inner corner of the eye.
Direction: press toward the bridge of the nose in upward strokes. The initial painful sensation will soon begin to subside
Duration: 1 min

STEP 2: Acupressure Point B 1 - Switch to a more painful side

STEP 2 Acupressure Point B 1 - Switch to a more painful side

STEP 2 Acupressure Point B 1 - Switch to a more painful side


Location: just inside the inner corner of the eye.
Direction: press toward the bridge of the nose in upward strokes. The initial painful sensation will soon begin to subside
Duration: 1 min

STEP 3: Acupressure Point Tai Yang - Start with a less painful side

STEP 3 Acupressure Point Tai Yang - Start with a less painful side

STEP 3 Acupressure Point Tai Yang - Start with a less painful side


Location: in the large depression on the side of the head about 1 inch away from the end of the eyebrow.
Direction: massage in circular motions back to front. The initial painful sensation will soon begin to subside
Duration: 1 min

STEP4: Acupressure Point Tai Yang - Switch to a more painful side

STEP4 Acupressure Point Tai Yang - Switch to a more painful side

STEP4 Acupressure Point Tai Yang - Switch to a more painful side


Location: in the large depression on the side of the head about 1 inch away from the end of the eyebrow.
Direction: massage in circular motions back to front. The initial painful sensation will soon begin to subside
Duration: 1 min

STEP 5: Acupressure Point Li 4 - This point is forbidden for pregnant women - Start with a less painful side

STEP 5 Acupressure Point Li 4 - This point is forbidden for pregnant women - Start with a less painful side

STEP 5 Acupressure Point Li 4 - 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 6: Acupressure Point Li 4 - This point is forbidden for pregnant women - Switch to a more painful side

STEP 6 Acupressure Point Li 4 - This point is forbidden for pregnant women - Switch to a more painful side

STEP 6 Acupressure Point Li 4 - 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 7: Acupressure Point Liv 3 - Start with a less painful side

STEP 7 Acupressure Point Liv 3 - Start with a less painful side

STEP 7 Acupressure Point Liv 3 - 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 8: Acupressure Point Liv 3 - Switch to a more painful side

STEP 8 Acupressure Point Liv 3 - Switch to a more painful side

STEP 8 Acupressure Point Liv 3 - 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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