Acupressure Treatment For Headache On The Top 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 GV 20

STEP 1 Acupressure Point GV20

STEP 1 Acupressure Point GV20


Location: with the tip of your index finger probe the area on the top of the head, where the line connecting the high points of your ears crosses the body midline until you feel a slight dip.
Direction: apply firm deep circular strokes of pressure in the forward direction. The initial painful sensation will soon begin to subside.
Duration: 2 min

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

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

STEP 2 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 3: Acupressure Point St 3 - Switch to a more painful side

STEP 3 Acupressure Point St3 - Switch to a more painful side

STEP 3 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 4: Acupressure Point St 36 - This point is forbidden for pregnant women - Start with a less painful side

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 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 5: Acupressure Point St 36 - This point is forbidden for pregnant women - Switch to a more painful side

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 pregnant women - Switch to a more 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 6: Acupressure Point Liv 3 - Start with a less painful side

STEP 6 Acupressure Point Liv3 - Start with a less painful side

STEP 6 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 7: Acupressure Point Liv 3 - Switch to a more painful side

STEP 7 Acupressure Point Liv3 - Switch to a more painful side

STEP 7 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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