This massaging technique is called “acupressure”, with its the effectiveness confirmed by numerous scientific studies, has long been used by ancient people up to today as a form of acupuncture and reflexotherapy, the advantage being that it doesn’t require special medical knowledge.
The points to apply the massage are called “acupressure points”. For better results, do the following:
- First, take a comfortable position and relax. The massage doesn’t take much time, that is, from 30 seconds to 1 minute on average.
- Massage a point with light pressing or circular movements. Usually, the headache disappears during the massage or 5-10 minutes after it.
The regions to massage are described below as follows:
The first point, is the region of the third eye, which is situated between the eyebrows in the place where the bridge of the nose passes into the forehead. This point is also responsible for eye fatigue removal.
The second region are symmetrical points are located at the base of the inner edge of the eyebrows. Massage of this area also relieves a runny nose and improves visual acuity. Massage for 1 minute by pressing or circular movements.
The 3rd region are points located on both sides of the nostrils in line with the eyes. To find them, feel a dimple in the bottom of the cheekbones. It helps to open sinuses, reduce headache and toothache, and relieve stress.
The 4th region are points located in the back of the head in the middle, between the ear and the beginning of the spine. Massaging these points helps to relieve nasal congestion, pain in the eyes and ears, severe headache, and migraine.
And last but not least, are points situated 2-3 cm from the beginning of the hairline in the temple area. Feel a small dimple to find this point. Pressure applied to this area relieves pain in the temporal region and eye fatigue.