Headaches have become an increasingly common occurrence. Sometimes they are the result of medical conditions, but often, they’re simply a result of stress, dehydration, a late work night, or just overdoing it at your spin class. The solution isn’t to take more than the recommended dosage. Today we will tell you about this technique which removes a headache effectively and quickly.
How to massage acupressure points
First, take a comfortable position and relax. The massage doesn’t take much time: 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.
There are 6 main points to get rid of a headache
1. Yintang Point
The point of the third eye, or Yintang, 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.
2. Zan Zhu Points
These 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.
3. Yingxiang Points
These points are 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.