How to Get Relief from Low Blood Pressure Applying Acupressure Therapy?
Acupressure provide effective healing for both low blood pressure(Hypotension) and high blood pressure (hypertention). Acupressure is a self-healing therapy which is easy to perform, but a deeper understanding of this therapy is required before you attempt to heal yourself, or others.
Low blood pressure, or hypotension, occurs when blood pressure during and after each heartbeat is much lower than usual. When the flow of blood is too low to deliver enough oxygen and nutrients to vital organs such as the brain, heart, and kidney; cause the affected person to feel very tire, dizzy, weakness and sleepy all the time, especially even after sleep.
Acupressure therapy for low blood pressure: This treatment or acu-point suggestion is for general healing purpose, but if you need to use acupressure therapy for long term relief and cure, then check other related symptoms and apply the relevant acupressure therapy.
CV 17 and H 9 two acu-points which can help you get relief from low blood pressure symptoms.
Location: is located in the center of your sternum, about three finger widths up from the bottom edge of your sternum (on the center of your breastbone)
Excess use of eyes and emotional stress can damage the small intestine and heart meridians, which can create emotional imbalances. Acu-point CV is an excellent point for balancing these meridians. Application of pressure to CV-17 results in stimulation of branches of the fourth intercostal nerve, perforating branches of the internal thoracic artery, and perforating tributaries of the internal thoracic vein.
Once you have received permission from your primary care provider, you can use your fingers and/or thumbs to massage the points listed here for a few minutes, up to two times a day.
Other benefits of this acupressure points are: Relieves anxiety, anguish, nervousness, and depression; boosts the immune system and regulates the thymus gland.
When you correctly locate these points, you should feel some tenderness when you apply pressure to them. Apply enough pressure/massage to create a mild, dull, and possibly achy sensation.
H 9: It is at root of the nail on the little finger (left or right).Activate this point any time when discomfort is felt on the chest.
How to apply acupressure therapy?
Locate the acu-points on the body. Apply acupressure massage 7 times clockwise.
These two acu-points can help you get relief from low blood pressure symptoms but if you don't feel relief then try other points which you may try acupressure therapy (get help from link provided the end of the article.
Treating High Blood Pressure with Acupressure Point
Acupressure is generally safe when performed by an experienced practitioner. No serious complications have been published, despite millions of treatments every year. Self-administered acupressure is believed to be safe with proper training and knowledge.
More Health Benefits of Acupressure
Acupressure can provide many more health benefits than just blood pressure problems. It is important to realize that acupressure is different from acupuncture in that it does not use needles at all. Acupressure is the use of thumbs, fingers and palms to apply pressure to certain points on the body. Shiatsu message is also a form of acupressure. Traditional Chinese Medicine and ancient Indian medicine believe that many disease, illnesses and pain come from the blockage of certain points in the body.
Acupressure can relieve the blockages in the body, known as Chakras, and by applying pressure to these points can release the flow of chi (qi) in the body and improve the energy flow, providing healing to the affected part of the body. Acupressure is also known as a completely natural holistic technique to address blockages to treat many types of medical problems.
Today, many sports medicine doctors use acupressure to relieve pain and injuries to all types of athletes. Chiropractors also use this form of healing back pain and deep tissue injuries.
One of the most important functions of acupressure is that it helps the lymphatic system of our bodies, plus helping the circulatory system, and hormonal system. The cleansing of the lymphatic system is very important to release toxins from our body that can lead to all types of illnesses if not properly released.
Other great health benefits of acupressure include:
- Relieving stress, tension and anxiety
- Improving sleep
- Soothing the pain of sports or work related injury without the use of pain pills
- Relaxing muscles and joints
- Helping the digestive system
- Minimizing headaches
- Reducing or alleviating chronic pain
How to Find a Certified Acupressure Doctor or Certified Acupuncturist
If you are unsure where to start to find a locally therapist certified in either acupressure or acupuncture, you can ask you health provider to start. You can also check the website of the National Certification Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (NCCAOM).
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* Low blood pressure holistic acupressure healing (It offers various approaches towards healing and cure from low blood pressure due to various causes)