Chronic stress can cause many health problems such as obesity, diabetes, heart problems and high blood pressure.
Fortunately, there is a method with which you can relax and enjoy. All you need to do is to find the key pressure points on your body and to massage them.
The focus on these pressure points is often referred to as acupressure, a healing art used in Eastern medicine.
Pressure Points that Will Reduce Your Stress in Seconds
1. The Ear.
Experts claim that this is the best stress-relieving point in the body. Use a cotton bud or a pen to massage this spot while taking deep, slow breaths.
2. The Chest.
Use three fingers to massage the center of your chest. This pressure point is very effective because it provides relief from stress and anxiety and massaging it, it will help you calm the nervous system.
3. The Scalp.
With your fingers interlaced, try to find this point behind your head at the point on your neck where it meets the skull. Place your fingers there, and with your thumbs, press gently for 20 seconds.
4. The Stomach.
Many reflexologists prefer to use this point because it helps create movement that releases the chest and diaphragm, which improves the breathing process.
People who use this treatment take deeper breaths instinctively, and almost always report a sensation of relief.
5. The Palm.
Massaging this point which is located on one of the most important meridians, that affects liver, pancreas and the heart, will help you feel an instant stress relief.
6. The Forearm.
Apply pressure on inside elbow points in both arms and legs one by one in order to relief in anxiety. This pressure point is very effective to relieve not only anxiety, but distress in chest as well.
7. The Foot.
You can find this point at the inside of the foot. Massaging this point will help you nourish and balance the circulation of energy throughout the body and mind, and it will also help you relieve your mind from worries and stress anxiety. In addition this point also relieves ankle pain.
8. The Calves.
Applying 1 minute pressure at this point will increase and regulate energy flow, increases concentration and relieves fatigue.
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