6 Pressure points to activate for a good night’s sleep

Acupressure is a traditional Chinese practice that is often used to address minor health complaints. It’s even used to relieve sleep disorders like insomnia. If you are having trouble sleeping, try activating the six acupressure points listed below for better sleep. Acupressure and qi Some studies show that acupressure can be used as an alternative treatment for sleep disorders. Acupressure was developed to … Continue reading 6 Pressure points to activate for a good night’s sleep

Acupressure could calm patients with dementia, study finds

The practice of acupressure might help calm people suffering from dementia, one study suggests.A Taiwanese study found acupressure might alleviate the agitations that people with forms of dementia like Alzheimer's go through. Acupressure is like acupuncture, only using hands instead of needles. People with dementia are more prone to become angry, yell at others or … Continue reading Acupressure could calm patients with dementia, study finds

Activate these 5 acupressure points to relieve headaches naturally

Headaches can easily ruin your day if they’re left unchecked. But taking medications for headaches increases your risk of suffering from side effects, such as liver damage.To relieve headaches naturally, try alternative medicine like acupressure. Acupressure is a kind of complementary or alternative medicine that is based on the same fundamental principles as acupuncture. Both practices stimulate meridian lines, or pressure points along energy … Continue reading Activate these 5 acupressure points to relieve headaches naturally

Self-administered acupressure helps relieve migraine symptoms, improves sleep quality: Study

Acupressure is a self-massage technique used by Ancient Chinese healers to treat certain illnesses and pain. This healing art, often referred to as acupuncture without needles, involves the application of manual pressure using the fingertips to stimulate specific points called acupoints along the body. This action is believed to activate the body’s self-healing mechanism. According to Traditional Chinese … Continue reading Self-administered acupressure helps relieve migraine symptoms, improves sleep quality: Study

Relieve osteoporosis pain with these natural remedies

Osteoporosis affects bone health. If you have the condition, you are at high risk of fractures, even while doing normal activities like walking or standing. Osteoporosis also causes painful symptoms, which you can relieve naturally with treatments like acupressure or by taking supplements. (h/t to SteadyHealth.com) Vitamin D for muscle spasms and bone pain Keep your … Continue reading Relieve osteoporosis pain with these natural remedies

Acupuncture confirmed to provide relief from menstrual pain

For centuries, acupuncture has been used for therapy to relieve certain ailments like menstrual pain. In a systematic review and meta-analysis, researchers at Kyung Hee University in South Korea and Dongguk University Los Angeles evaluated the efficacy and safety of acupuncture on primary dysmenorrhea. Their results confirmed that acupuncture provides relief from menstrual pain and is even more effective than non-steroidal anti-inflammatory … Continue reading Acupuncture confirmed to provide relief from menstrual pain

Manage eczema with these homemade remedies

Patients with eczema often resign themselves to living with the allergic condition while managing its symptoms. Fortunately, they may experience relief from the effects of atopic dermatitis with the aid of simple home remedies. A remedy may be a complementary therapy that improves the quality of life of a patient alongside a prescribed conventional treatment. It may also … Continue reading Manage eczema with these homemade remedies

Acupressure therapy can be used to restore hormonal balance; here are some acupressure points to try

In your neck is a small butterfly-shaped gland that regulates your hormones and controls the metabolic processes of your body. This organ is your thyroid gland, and it normally produces just the right amount of your hormones to keep your body functioning properly. If your thyroid gland produces too little or too many hormones, you … Continue reading Acupressure therapy can be used to restore hormonal balance; here are some acupressure points to try

How to use reflexology to improve your overall well-being

Constant stress can really do a number on your body. Most of us are exposed to a number to stressors during our daily grind, whether it be heavy traffic, emotional negativity or a taxing workload. Stress can come in many forms and this can lead to a decline in our physical health and energy. Fortunately, reflexology … Continue reading How to use reflexology to improve your overall well-being

Acupuncture found to be an effective treatment for vascular dementia

When people talk about dementia, one of the first things that come to mind is Alzheimer’s disease (AD). Indeed, AD is one of the most common neurodegenerative disorders (over five million people in the U.S. have it), but there are other forms of dementia – like, for instance, vascular dementia. For the uninitiated, vascular dementia refers to … Continue reading Acupuncture found to be an effective treatment for vascular dementia