Acupressure Therapy for Emotional Health
Stress, anxiety and other emotional problems are responsible for energy imbalance in our bodies and it is medical fact that 80% of illness is a direct result of energy imbalance. It these conditions are left without treatment, these emotional imbalances are likely to produce physical symptoms and illnes. So to keep yourself healthy you need to stay emotionally fit.
This post would help you locate vital points and apply pressure effectively to get emotional health. Trauma of the emotional type can be relieved through the use of acupressure. Emotional healing acupressure points work best to get relief from depression, grief, PTSD, anxiety and worry. Make this therapy a part of your daily life to get life long emotional/physical health and vitality.
Which kind of physical or emotional imbalances can be cured with acupressure therapy?
Physical Imbalances: Nervousness, difficult breathing, chest tension or congestion, heart palpitations, chest pain, dizziness, anxiety.
Emotional & Spiritual: Emotional balancing, relieves depression, grief, sadness, anguish, emotional trauma, balances the emotions and calms the spirit.
1- Acupressure Point: CV 17, also known as the "Sea of Tranquility".
Point Location: On the center of the breastbone, four finger-widths up from in an indentation.
Benefits: Calms and relaxes the body, releases the chest, regulates cardiovascular functions, nourishes the heart.
When practiced regularly with self-acupressure, it can counteract anxiety, worry and depression. Deep breathing during meditation heightens your senses and makes you more aware of your feelings. Holding the acupressure point known as CV 17 while you do slow, deep breathing in and out of your nose will regulate the amount of air you assimilate and is an excellent technique for calming anxiety and nervousness.
2- Another acupressure point GV 24.5 is effective for both depression and improved breathing.
GV 24.5 is located in the middle of the forehead. This acupressure point is called the Third Eye Point.
• Steeple your fingers in a prayer position and press y our 2 index fingers on this point.
• Press firmly and breathe in and out through your nose only for no less than a full minute. Repeat as often during the day as you wish.
Benefits: This effective point relieves depression as well as glandular and emotional imbalances.
3- Acupressure point ST-36 - Leg Three Miles (Stomach 36)
This Acupressure point is used for emotional well-being and warnings.
Location: The point is immediately one hand breadth below the kneecap, so if you'd use something thick, like a finger, you might get half a finger breadth to low. It's at the outside of the bone that's on the front of the lower leg, one finger breadth from the crest of that bone.
Use: Press. A fingernail or thumbnail is particularly suited for this point, as you will be able to press more closely to the bone and on a broad range.
Warning: Using this point to go beyond your limits (e.g. overwork) will damage your health even further.
Benefits: Increases stamina and energy. Provides stability and grounding. Heals effects on the body of too much worrying and thinking.
* Breathing exercise or meditation alongwith acupressure therapy can help you get fast recovery from any kind of emotional disturbances.
* Don’t forget to drink water at the end of your exercise session or any time you begin to feel thirsty. A Word of Caution…If you have or have had problems with your kidneys, please consult your physician.
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