Important Reminders in Performing Acupressure
Pregnant women and those with heart problems should refrain from doing acupressure. If you have another underlying health condition, ask your doctor first about massaging headache relief pressure points.
If you have severe migraine headaches, acupressure may not be the right treatment for you. In fact, if you have a severe headache, especially one with a sudden onset, the best course of action is to consult a doctor.
Do the same thing for headaches accompanied by other symptoms, such as blurred vision, nausea and vomiting, dizziness, diarrhea, or fever.
Acupressure may be a good way to relieve mild headaches, especially if you don’t want to take over-the-counter medications. Three of the headache relief pressure points you can massage are Joining the Valleys, Gates of Consciousness, and The Third Eye.
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