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What is acupressure?

What is acupressure?

Acupressure: Acupressure is an ancient traditional chinese medicine therapy in which pressure is applied via fingers, hands or elbow to specific acupuncture points to enhance health and to both prevent & treat medical conditions. ...Read more

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What are some good acupressure books?

What are some good acupressure books?

These are well rated: Acupressure For Common Ailments, Acupressure's Potent Points: A Guide to Self-Care for Common Ailments, The Healing Benefits of Acupressure: Acupuncture Without Needles & The Acupressure Atlas. ...Read more

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Where can I get a course in acupressure?

Where can I get a course in acupressure?

Ncbtmb. Org: You can check through the national certification board for therapeutic massage and bodywork for approved /accredited acupressure schools at: http://www. Ncbtmb. Org/. ...Read more

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What conditions are best treated by acupressure?

What conditions are best treated by acupressure?

Many conditions: Acupressure can be used to treat many conditions including nausea, abdominal & back pain, headache, fatigue, anxiety, asthma, bronchitis, stress, menstrual cramps/ pms, joint pain, decreased libido, anxiety, depression, indigestion, acne, tmj, carpal tunnel, sinus pressure, gerd, immune system deficiencies and more. ...Read more

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Does acupressure really work for common diseases?

Does acupressure really work for common diseases?

Depends: Depends on what you mean by common diseases. If you are referring to asthma, allergies... Yes, it can help. We believe that acupuressure and acupuncture change the behavior of the immune and hormonal systems, hence how they can help. Now, food reactions and a whole host of other problems can also lead to the same symtpoms, in which case acupressure may be less effective. ...Read more

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Will acupressure cure pain in right side of body?

Will acupressure cure pain in right side of body?

That depends: Can't answer that question because it is too general. Acupressure is helpful for many types of pain - however your description of the pain is too broad to get an idea of what the cause is. ...Read more

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What sort of massages are involved in acupressure?

What sort of massages are involved in acupressure?

Pressure on points: Acupressure massage utilizes pressure applied by the fingers or elbows to stimulate specific major acupuncture points on the body. ...Read more

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How can I help my fibromygia? Rocks or acupressure?

How can I help my fibromygia? Rocks or acupressure?

Try both: Fibromyalagia pain is chronic and all chronic medical issues should engage in alternative medicine to help alleviate pain. I would say try both and see which one helps. Reiki is energy healing and many people find it helpful as well as feldenkrais since both are gentle. Rolfing is intense and can be painful but the benefits are great. Also do tai chi, chi gong or yoga (especially hot yoga). ...Read more

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What is the differennce of acupressure and adjustment?

What is the differennce of acupressure and adjustment?

A lot: Adjustment deals with musculoskeletal alignment whereas acupressure deals with applying pressure to specific major acpuncture points for a variety of different conditions. ...Read more

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Are some acupressure points more effective than others?

Are some acupressure points more effective than others?

Yes: It depends on the condition being treated. Your licensed acupuncturist will design a treatment plan based on your underlying condition. ...Read more

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Dullness in the right side of body. Will acupressure help?

Don't know: This description is too vague to be able to provide a useful response. However, it wouldn't hurt to try it. Acupressure is very safe and can be relaxing. It has been used for thousands of years to treat a variety of conditions. ...Read more

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How long should you wear acupressure slippers for it to be beneficial?

How long should you wear acupressure slippers for it to be beneficial?

Anytime: I'm not sure if acupressure slippers have been scientifically proven, but they could make your feet feel good. Feel free to wear them all you want. ...Read more

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What is an acupressure point to stop itching?

What is an acupressure point to stop itching?

Video: Here is a great short video in which dr hillary talbott demonstrate acupressure for itching:
http://www. Ehow. Com/video_7381125_acupressure-itching. Html. ...Read more

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Do acupressure actually work to rid yourself of ailment?

Potentially: That depends on the condition. Acupressure has been used for thousands of years in the treamtent of both mental and physical conditions. ...Read more

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Is acupressure effective if you have nerve or tendon damage?

Is acupressure effective if you have nerve or tendon damage?

Yes: Acupuncture has been shown to help with pain. It can however not replace medical assessment and treatment. ...Read more

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How do you use acupressure points for relieving various pains?

How do you use acupressure points for relieving various pains?

When you have pain: Explore painful area with your fingers, to find pain points (knots, tension) apply slow firm pressure at a 90 degree angle from the surface of your skin. There are over 400 acupressure points/trigger points in the body. ...Read more

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Does anyone know if there's an acupressure point to stop itching?

Does anyone know if there's an acupressure point to stop itching?

On the upper outer: Points (b) -- crooked pond
location: on the top, outer end of the elbow crease. Benefits: relieves allergies, particularly inflamed skin disorders (such as hives and rashes), itching, and fevers. ...Read more

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What are acupressure wrist bands?

What are acupressure wrist bands?

Treat nausea etc.: Acupressure wrist bands apply steady pressure to a specific acupressure point on the wrist called the nei kuan point. This is often effective in treating nausea related to morning sickness, motion sickness, post-operatively and due to chemotherapy. Here is info on research showing that they really work: http://www. Psibands. Com/research. ...Read more

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Do acupuncture and acupressure work?

Yes -for many things: According to world health organization based on studies with controlled clinical trials, acupuncture is effective for chemotherapy adverse rxns, allergic rhinitis, depression, dysentery, dysmenorrhea, epigastralgia, facial pain, headache, hypertension, hypotension, labor induction, pain (knee, neck & back), leucopenia, fetus malposition, morning sickness, nausea, vomiting, dental pain, >>>. ...Read more

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How does acupressure/acupuncture work?

How does acupressure/acupuncture work?

Not exactly known: The mechanism of acupuncture is not entirely known, as is true for most of the pharmaceuticals we use. There is a local release of chemicals at the acupuncture points and brain centers release endorphins, neurotransmitters, and hormones that are relaxing, stress-relieving, mood and immune regulating. In addition, acupuncture increases local circulation and relaxes muscles. ...Read more

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Where can I get acupressure wrist bands?

Where can I get acupressure wrist bands?

Many locations: One brand, psibands, are available at many pharmacies, whole foods, rei, toysrus etc: http://www. Psibands. Com/retailers.
Another brand, sea-band, is also available at many pharmacies: http://www. Sea-band. Com/
both are also available on-line... ...Read more

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Is acupressure effective and safe treatment?

Acupressure: Yes. It can be a very good addition to the regular medicine options to treat problems. Acupuncture is also a valid alternative medical practice. ...Read more

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Can I study Ayurvedic acupressure course via online?

Can I study Ayurvedic acupressure course via online?

I'm sure you can.: My experience is that in order to really learn this well it is best to be with your teacher. Hands on teaching of acupressure is far better than watching. ...Read more

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Is there a difference between acupressure and acupuncture?

Is there a difference between acupressure and acupuncture?

Method istimulation: Both methods aim to stimulate acupuncture points under the skin, acupressure using massage and acupuncture using small needles. We can also use heat, electricity, ultrasound, or low intensity laser to stimulate the points, so it can be completely painless. ...Read more

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What is the difference between acupuncture and acupressure?

Needles & no needles: Acupuncture points and acupressure points are similar, the difference is whether needles are used or not. Some people get effective relief with just treatment to pressure points. ...Read more

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Which acupressure-points do I need to massage to help my back muscles relax?

Which acupressure-points do I need to massage to help my back muscles relax?

Vague/complex QUESTN: ACUPRESSURE POINTS IN WHOLE BACK - LOWER ONLY ARE MANY. EASY TO FIND IF SOME ONE JUST GIVE GENTLE PRESSURE ON PARASPINAL MUSCLES AND MODERATE PRESSURE CAN MAKE YOU JUMP- JUMP SIGN MEANS SORE POINT GIVING SPASM AND PAIN. IF PERSON GIVING MASSAGE CAN PRESS AND HOLK FOR A 30 SECONDS --RELIEF WILL BE NOTICED. MULTIPLE POINTS PRESSURE &MODERATE MASSAGE CAN RELAX MUSCLES.MUSCLE RELAXANTS HELP ...Read more

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Which kind of diseases can be cured effectively by acupuncture and acupressure?

Which kind of diseases can be cured effectively by acupuncture and acupressure?

Some conditions are: Cured ; some are treated effectively. According to world health organization based on studies with controlled clinical trials, acupuncture is effective for chemotherapy adverse rxns, allergic rhinitis, depression, dysentery, dysmenorrhea, epigastralgia, facial pain, headache, hypertension, hypotension, labor induction, pain (knee, neck ; back), leucopenia, fetus malposition, morning sickness, >. ...Read more

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What does acupressure points liver 1, liver 2 and liver 3 do? What are their effects?

What does acupressure points liver 1, liver 2 and liver 3 do? What are their effects?

Liver 1, 2 & 3: Liver 1- moves Qi in gentalia, helps menstrual issues & decreases liver Qi stagnation symptoms (depression or low energy). Liver 2 - decreases liver heat rising (marked irritability) improves cold hands/feet (poor qi flow to extremities. Liver 3 – tonifies Yin, helps with premenstrual syndrome, dysmenorrhea, amenorrhea, genital swelling, anger, anxiety, insomnia etc. ...Read more

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Is there any acupressure points to grow breast?

I am not aware: Of acupressure or acupuncture techniques that will cause your breasts to grow larger. ...Read more

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Can you recommend acupressure points to relieve colon pain?

Can you recommend acupressure points to relieve colon pain?

Accupressure Points:: Http://www. Herbalshop. Com/Acupressure/Acupressure_13.html I am an acupuncturist - but acupuncture/ acupressure points are usually the same. ...Read more