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What are pressure points?

What are pressure points?

Pressure points.: Pressure points are specific areas on the body surface. When pressure is applied to these areas, some can be used for self defense and others for pain relief. ...Read more

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What are pressure points? Where are they?

What are pressure points? Where are they?

Sore areas: A denture pressure point is an area that is receiving too much pressure from the denture base, causing a sore. They usually heal quickly one the pressure is relieved. ...Read more

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How to make some one more sexualy active with food or pressure points ?

How to make some one more sexualy active with food or pressure points ?

Can't: "making someone more sexually active" sounds like trying to change their behavior without their consent. There are no foods or pressure points that have this effect, and it would be unethical to try it anyway. Good general nutrition (food) and romantic or erotic caressing (pressure points, sort of) can create a sexual mood, but behavior is up to the individual. ...Read more

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Im 25 married guy. Im having pain in d right half of the body only in d night. Specific pressure points relieve me from pain when I press them. Y so ?

Im 25 married guy. Im having pain in d right half of the body only in d night. Specific pressure points relieve me from pain when I press them. Y so ?

Doctor can evaluate: For unusual pain symptoms that may be neural, muscular, or skeletal, a primary care doctor can evaluate, and he may refer one to see a neurologist and a physical medicine (physiatry) doctor. If inflammation or autoimmune disease is suspected, one will also see the rheumatologist. One should write down his symptoms, foods, meds, daily activities, etc... On a big calendar to take to his appointment. ...Read more

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What are the pressure points for a congested ear?

What are the pressure points for a congested ear?

Acupressure.: This article will provide you with a number of points: http://www.Acupressure.Com/articles/colds_and_flu.Htm. ...Read more

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Are there any pressure points that cause temporary paralysis or pain?

Are there any pressure points that cause temporary paralysis or pain?

Pressure points : There are numerous pressure points that when applied cause crippling pain and disable a person. Martial arts have mastered these pressure points to subdue an opponent. Police and military are trained in applying pressure points too. See a local martial arts training facility to learn and understand how to use them effectively. ...Read more

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What should I look for in a mattress to prevent bed sores & pressure points?

What should I look for in a mattress to prevent bed sores & pressure points?

Mattress not crucial: Mattress is not crucial, as long as it's not too hard. It might be better if mattress is compatible with person's body shape. More important is to turn body around (changing position) every two hours, avoiding any specific (body) spots being against any object/hard substance for too long. ...Read more

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What is gate control theory? Is pressure points an accurate model of chronic pain?

What is gate control theory? Is pressure points an accurate model of chronic pain?

Older theory: Introduced by melzack & wall in 1965 the authors proposed that both thin (pain) and large diameter (touch, pressure, vibration) nerve fibers carry information from the site of injury to two destinations in the dorsal horn of the spinal cord, and that the more large fiber activity relative to thin fiber activity at the inhibitory cell, the less pain is felt. ...Read more

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Pressure points for weight loss?

Pressure points for weight loss?

Don't get: too caught up in acupressure or acupuncture for weight loss. While I personally do believe there is real value in acupuncture for certain ailments, weight loss is not one of them. If you are really interested, feel free to google acupressure points for weight loss and many different sources will come up. ...Read more

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