Acupressure Treatment For Headache In The Back Of The Head

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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 Li4 - This point is forbidden for pregnant women - Start with a less painful side

STEP 1 Acupressure Point Li4 - This point is forbidden for pregnant women - Start with a less painful side

STEP 1 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 2: Acupressure Point Li4 - This point is forbidden for pregnant women - Switch to a more painful side

STEP 2 Acupressure Point Li4 - This point is forbidden for pregnant

STEP 2 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 3: Acupressure Point St3 - Start with a less painful side

STEP 3 Acupressure Point St3 - Start with a less painful side

STEP 3 Acupressure Point St3 - Start with a less painful side

Location: below the cheekbone, directly down from the pupil of the eye.
Direction: apply firm deep strokes of pressure in upward direction against the bottom edge of the cheekbone. The initial painful sensation will soon begin to subside.
Duration: 1 min

STEP 4: Acupressure Point St3 - Switch to a more painful side

STEP 4 Acupressure Point St3 - Switch to a more painful side

STEP 4 Acupressure Point St3 - Switch to a more painful side

Location: below the cheekbone, directly down from the pupil of the eye.
Direction: apply firm deep strokes of pressure in upward direction against the bottom edge of the cheekbone. The initial painful sensation will soon begin to subside.
Duration: 1 min

STEP 5: Acupressure Point GB20 - Start with a less painful side

STEP 5 Acupressure Point GB20 - Start with a less painful side

STEP 5 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 6: Acupressure Point GB20 - Switch to a more painful side

STEP 6 Acupressure Point GB20 - Switch to a more painful side

STEP 6 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 7: Acupressure Point GV16

STEP 7 Acupressure Point GV16

STEP 7 Acupressure Point GV16

Location: in the back of the head, in the large depression under the base of the skull.
Direction: apply firm deep strokes of pressure in downward 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

STEP 8 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

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