The greatest wonder in this cosmos is the human body. Our body is well equipped with the best automatic, delicate but the most powerful machines– Heart and Lungs (a non-stop pumping set); Eyes– a wonderful camera cum projector system; Ears- an astounding sound system; Stomach– a wonderful chemical laboratory; Nerves- miles of communication system and Brain- an unparalleled computer with infinite capacity. Apart from this, the greatest thing about it is unbelievable co-ordination of all these machines so that this body can easily work over for a hundred years or more.
The word ‘Acupressure‘ is related with ‘Acupuncture’ one is just with fingers and the other is with needles. 'Acu‘ means needle and ‘Puncture‘ means to pierce. Acupuncture means the art of trading diseases by piercing specific points in the body. Acupressure means the art of treating diseases by applying pressure on specific points with the help of one’s thumb or unpointed things. So Acupressure would be referring to your finger as the 'needle' and pressure as just pushing.
It is true that system of our body is very intricate. But to maintain it is very easy. Nature has provided in our body an ‘in-built mechanism’ to maintain these machines and repair them if need be. This science of health which uses this in-built mechanism is popularly known as “Acupressure”.
The Acupressure therapy was known in India even 5000 years ago. Unfortunately it was not preserved and taken to Sri Lanka, this therapy was then taken to China and Japan by Buddhist monks or nomadic Aryans took it there and at present China is teaching Acupuncture to the world. This therapy was known to Red Indians way back in the sixteenth century. In the twentieth century, researches have been made in the U.S.A. which have contributed greatly to the development of this therapy. It is practised by many Allopathic and Naturopathic doctors there. Now, the World Health Organization, too, has paid attention to this simple and easy therapy.
Acupressure is best option for the people who want to look younger without any cosmetic surgery. They can perform their own non-surgical facelift by using their fingertips instead of visiting the surgeon and paying big amount to look younger. Utilization of fingers is much better option than undergoing the surgery to improve your looks. Here is the method to help you with your acupressure procedure.
Start you natural facelift procedure by pointing your both the forefingers skyward and position the tips of your forefingers on the skin under the hairline. Keep the tips of fingers in line with the pupils of eyes.
Make small inward circles with the help of fingertips and move the fingertips towards each other while making the circle. Take care of one thing that you don’t have to press too hard that it makes pockmarks in the skin. Massage in the directed way for at least one minute. You can also increase the time according to your wish.
Acupressure is one of the cost-effective and efficient way of getting relieve from body aches. Acupressure is believed to have been practiced for over 5000 years and today with mounting of internet usage, acupressure techniques are available for everyone. With computer it has become very easy to learn these kinds of techniques even of layman. One can easily download “how to perform acupressure techniques” videos and learn about it even without going to any formal training center. Thought it’s easy to know how to do acupressure, but there are some precautions, about which everyone should be careful especially beginners.
When certain acupressure points are stimulated, they can allow you to relax. They can enable you to breathe more deeply, which in turn will increase the amount of oxygen available for use by the muscles and tissues. When the muscles and tissues get enough blood and oxygen, they are able to relax. This will help to remove muscular tension and discomfort.2) Increase Circulation
There are certain points that function to increase circulation in the whole body. This increase in circulation in the area will allow the body to remove toxins from the tissues, cause the muscle fibers to elongate which increases relaxation to the muscles, benefit your immune system and aid in healing any damage in the area.3) Pain Control
Acupressure is thought to cause the body to release endorphins. Endorphins are the body's natural pain medication. They are chemicals that act on the same receptors as morphine. When these receptors are activated they cause you to feel a reduction in pain and have a sense of well-being. You would stimulate different points depending on the cause and type of your pain.4) Helps in Diseases
Acupressure is very beneficial for the people who suffer from backac,otalgia,overshadows, cramp, migraine and sinus pain,For mild cases of queasiness acupressure is very helpful. Acupressure reduces anxiety and allows fresh blood flow to massaged areas. Acupressurepoints also help in improved memory and concentration.
Morning sickness can spoil the pleasure of your early pregnancy. If you are also suffering from morning sickness, you should look into acupressure and acupuncture to help you during your queasiness. As pregnant ladies can learn the acupressure and acupuncture techniques and use them whenever they feel sick, these techniques are best for them.