How To Use Acupressure Points For Migraine Headaches

Migraine headaches are often described as one of the most miserable experiences anyone can have. People can have difficulty thinking, working, resting, and just existing. You can try acupressure at home on yourself or you can get help from a skilled acupressurist. If you want an alternative to medicine, try using acupressure to relieve migraine headache pain - writes golifehacks.info.

Method 1 Using Acupressure on Your Face

Stimulate the Third Eye Point.Each acupressure point has many different names, those based in its ancient use and the more modern name, which is often a combination of letter and numbers. The Third Eye Point, also called GV 24.5, helps relieve headache and head congestion. This point is found between the eyebrows, where the bridge of the nose connect to your forehead.[1]Press this point with firm, but gentle pressure for one minute. You can try simple pressure or apply a circular motion. See which works best for you.

Try Drilling Bamboo. Drilling Bamboo, also called Bright Lights Points or B2, helps headaches that are located more in the front of the head. These pressure points are located at the inner corners of both eyes, just above the eyelid and on the bone surrounding your eye.Use the tops of both your index fingers and apply pressure to both points at the same time for one minute.

You can stimulate each side separately if you want. Just make sure to do it for one minute on each side.Stimulate the Third Eye Point.Each acupressure point has many different names, those based in its ancient use and the more modern name, which is often a combination of letter and numbers. The Third Eye Point, also called GV 24.5, helps relieve headache and head congestion. This point is found between the eyebrows, where the bridge of the nose connect to your forehead.Press this point with firm, but gentle pressure for one minute. You can try simple pressure or apply a circular motion. See which works best for you.

Press Welcome Fragrance.Welcome Fragrance, also called Welcome Perfume and LI20, helps migraine headaches and sinus pain. This point is located on the outer side of each nostril, near the bottom of your cheekbone.Apply a deep, firm pressure or use a circular pressure. Do this for one minute.

Manipulating Pressure Points on Your Head

Press Feng Chi.Feng Chi, also called GB20 or the Gates of Consciousness, is a common pressure point used for migraines. GB20 found just below the ear. To find the point, find the two hollows on the sides of the neck at the base of the skull. You can thread your fingers, gently cup your skull with your hands, and place your thumbs in the hollows at the base of the neck.

  • Use your thumbs to massage the point with a deep and firm pressure. Press it for four to five seconds. If you know where the hollows are, you can try massaging them with your index or middle finger, or use your knuckles.
  • Relax and breathe deeply as you massage GB20.
  • You can massage and press this point for up to three minutes.

Manipulate the points along your temple region.The temple region features a group of points that curve around the outer ear on your skull. They are located one index finger width from the edge of the outer ear. The first point, Hairline Curve, starts just above the tip of your ear. Each point is one index finger width behind the previous point, curling down and back around the ear.

  • Apply pressure to each point on both sides of the head. You can apply simple pressure or circular pressure for one minute. Stimulate each point right after the previous one for best results.
  • The points are in order from front to back Hairline Curve, Valley Lead, Celestial Hub, Floating White, and Head Portal Yin.

Stimulate Wind Mansion. The Wind Mansion point, also called GV16, helps with migraines, stiff necks, and mental stress. It is located in the center of the back of the head halfway between your ears and spine. Find the hollow under the base of the skull and press into the middle.

  • Put a deep, firm pressure against the point for at least one minute.

Applying Acupressure to Other Parts of the Body

Press on Heaven’s Pillar.Heaven’s Pillar is located on the neck. You can find it two index finger widths below the base of your skull. Just slide your finger or fingers down from the base or from one of the points located in the hollows. You can find it on the cords of muscle on the side of your spine.

Apply simple pressure or circular pressure for one minute.

  • Massage He Gu.He Gu, or Union Valley or LI4, is located in your hands. This point is in the web between your thumb and index finger. Use your left hand to apply pressure to your right LI4 and your right hand to apply pressure to your left LI4.
  • Use a deep, firm pressure to press the point for at least one minute.

Try Bigger Rushing.Bigger Rushing is another point that is located on your feet just between your big toe and second toe, in between the foot bones. Start at the webbing between your toes and slide back about an inch, so you can feel between the foot bones, to find the point.You can apply simple pressure or circular pressure for one minute.It may be easier for some people to use their thumbs on your feet. This is a good way to stimulate these points.

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