Acupressure therapies have evolved thousands of years ago and have been in use since long. Applying pressure or pricking in needles on to some specified regions of the body, this therapy treats the patients in many ways.
However, the force of the pressure used in treating different forms of pains and pangs varies accordingly. Basically, it depends on the physiology of the patients and their pain. In pregnancy acupressure helps in reducing morning sickness and relives one from back ache giving the body endurance to bear the labor pain. Thus it aids the woman during her pregnancy.
Even when it comes to weight loss, acupressure cannot be ignored. Certain points in the body are connected to the human appetite. On applying pressure to these points the body can eliminate the excess hunger helping you to control weight.
Elaborating further it comes out as-
- The pressure points between your upper lip and nose can lower down your appetite and thus help in reducing the risk of gaining excess weight. Apart from this, there are many other points in the body which can subside extra cravings successfully.
- Massage the area of the small finger of your left hand. The area below the nail whenever you feel the urge to eat more. In case, you are stressed out and feel hungry due to any other factor, apply gentle pressure to this point under your nail and stay away from fats.
- In order to seek immediate relief massage your area between the breastbone and navel.
These acupressure points are very helpful in curbing out hunger and enhancing the rate of body metabolism.
Apart from these, this therapy boosts your mental well being relieving you from stress and tension. On stimulating the acupressure points the body finds relief from pain and disorder. Enabling the body to breathe better and fresher it supports the body with oxygen and proper circulation of blood. Maintaining the body balance, it works as a pain reliever by secreting endorphins. It reduces the body pain and keeps you away from the discomfort Thus, the body remains fit with effective functioning of the tissues and muscles.
Effective in treating inflammation, cardiovascular disorder and other forms of nervous problem, acupressure techniques are widely used in treating hormonal imbalances as well.
However, caution should be taken and these therapies must be implemented under proper guidance and advice of an expert or a professional. The professional will decide your treatment depending on your medical condition.