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Title: Press 6 acupressure points to lose weight

Press 6 acupressure points to lose weight
One of the major concerns of todays lifestyle is
weight gain, and the stress to lose weight is
increasing day by day. People have realized that
weight loss supplements and other unnatural ways
of losing weight is not a sustainable method.
They are, therefore, turning to natural ways of
losing weight. Acupressure, a traditional
Chinese therapy, has proved to be a good solution
of losing weight. Although it sounds easy that
just by pressing certain points on your body you
can lose weight, acupressure needs expert hands
and knowledge of the therapy. Acupressure
practitioners claim that many people have lost
weight through acupressure. Acupressure, when
combined with a healthy diet and exercise, can
really help lose weight, say practitioners.
What is acupressure? Acupressure is an ancient
healing method, in which you need to press key
healing points with your fingers. This process
stimulates the bodys natural self-curative
abilities, and relieves pressure on the digestive
system. The method of acupressure was found in
Asia over 5,000 years ago. Acupressure is
effective in relieving stress-related diseases,
particularly for boosting the immune
system. Acupressure for weight loss When you
apply a little pressure on the special energy
meridian points on your body, they give out
excess heat and moisture, and in the process
improve circulation. This helps to lose weight.
Since acupressure strengthens the digestive
system, it helps to control appetite.
Stress can actually lead to eating disorders. And
by acupressure, you can reduce stress. But, of
course, you have to pay a little attention on the
food you eat, along with practicing acupressure,
on a daily basis. You need to practice
acupressure for just half an hour every day, and
you can feel the change in your body. There are
six pressure points for weight loss. You may
start by massaging these areas and then apply
pressure on these points. End the process with
another light massage on the same areas. To
start with, consult your doctor to know if your
body can handle acupressure for weight loss. This
is more important for people who have health
1 Appetite control point
Stimulate the appetite control point at the
beginning and end of each acupressure session.
There is a pressure point on your ear, which is
called the appetite control point. Putting
pressure on this point helps to stop overeating.
This point is the fleshy flap part of the ear
above the ear lobe and in front of the ear canal.
Apply constant pressure to this spot for 3
2 Spleen point
Locate the pressure point for the spleen that can
help to regulate your digestive system. The
pressure point for the spleen is found above the
anklebone on the inside part of your leg, towards
the back and just off the bone. It is just
four-finger width above the anklebones
center. Press the point with your knuckle and
thumb. Hold firmly for 1 minute and release
gradually. Pregnant women should not use this
pressure point.
3 Stomach point
Nourish your blood and digestive system by using
the pressure point for your stomach. From the
lower point of your kneecap, move your fingers
4-finger down. From there, move towards the
outside of your leg 1-finger off the shinbone.
There you will find the stomach point. Hold the
point with medium to firm pressure for 1 minute.
4 Spleen point
Stimulate a pressure point of the spleen, which
helps to regulate the bodys metabolism of water.
Slide your finger towards the inside of the leg
until you pass the shinbone. Move your finger up
about 1 inch (2.5 cm) along the shinbone towards
the knee. Your fingers should fall into a natural
hollowed, rounded part of your leg on top of the
leg bone. Hold the spot firmly for 3 minutes.
5 Intestine point
Relieve the pressure point for the large
intestine. Move your fingers a thumb-width from
your elbow joint to the inside crease of your
elbow. Start with your left arm by keeping your
left hand close to your chest and using your
right thumb to apply pressure for about 1 minute.
Repeat on the other arm.
6 Abdomen point
This pressure point is found 3 cm (Ren6 in pix)
below the belly button. This point boosts the
digestive system and gives strength. It also
reduces constipation. Place two of your fingers
on it and massage by moving your fingers up and
down. Then press this point for at least 2
minutes twice a day.
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