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Feeling nauseous, anxious or dehydrated? The cure is in your own hands After stowing the passport and the traveler's checks, it’s straight to the airport pharmacy for most long-haul fliers for the pills, tonics and remedies used to alleviate aches and ills. But there is another choice -- acupressure. Acupressure is the practice of pressing or massaging certain points on the body said to stimulate self-curative abilities. For each of the points descibed below, you may need to press or rub the point in 20-30 second intervals for up to 10 minutes before the effect is felt. You may also need to use it repeatedly throughout the day. Play around with what works best for you. Note: The author is not a medical doctor. For serious medical issues, always consult a qualified physician.
1. Motion sickness and nausea: Anti-vomiting point
Why splash out on a wrist band when your fingers do just as well?
Ever seen those wrist bands people wear for boat or car trips? Those are designed to press on this point to relieve motion sickness and nausea. This is also the number-one point I tell fellow travelers about. Locate: Inside of the forearm, two thumb width above the wrist crease, between the two tendons. The point is actually located below surface level so pushing deep is more effective.
2. Neck and back pain: Back-movement point
Along that line at the intersection of the two slightly different shades of skin is the point. sneezing and body aches. Rubbing this point eases these complaints. For a stiff neck. keeping your wrists straight. Sore throat and lightheadedness: Cold-relief point Who needs Cold-FX? Overnight flights. Locate: Loosely interlock your thumbs at the webbing -. Locate: Make a loose fist and. Long days traveling. sudden climatic changes and air pollution can all increase a traveler’s susceptibility to the common cold. cheap hotel pillows and carrying a mammoth-sized backpack can cause neck. find the last crease (just below the biggest knuckle). rub in small circles while slowly turning the head one direction and then the other. Rubbing or pressing this point relieves symptoms associated with colds. Also on CNNGo: Traditional Chinese exercises to help you live forever 3. including sore throat.Also useful for office workers. shoulder or lumbar pain.both palms facing down. extend your index finger to the skinny edge of your wrist. plus lightheadedness. cough. . looking at the pinky side.
Under the pad of your index finger in the prominent bone you’ll find a small depression -. Whether you feel a headache coming on from dehydration. This point is also used to reduce fever. massage here. Digestive issues: Stomach-solution point . Caution: This point can induce labor.search around until you find the sore spot. Headache. press this point to relieve headaches and general pain. or just the pains of traveling. When all the unfamiliar food of Asia or the oftentimes poor diet of a traveler leaves you constipated.that’s the point. Also on CNNGo: The Japanese underpants that burn calories for you 5. then place the joint of your opposite thumb along the webbing and bend the thumb over. Reverse which hand is on top to find the point on the other side. Just in front of the tip of your thumb is the point -. Locate: Spread your index finger and thumb. Also on CNNGo: Is massage good for you or does it just feel nice? 4. constipation and fever: Release point Not for use by pregnant women. too much drinking. so do not use on pregnant women.
Use this point for abdominal pain. vomiting. When jetlag catches up with you or new surroundings leave you unable to sleep. an unfamiliar environment and less-than-sanitary conditions can wreak havoc on normal digestion. A harder massage may be required. where the second knuckle lands (going toward the outside of the leg) is the vertical line. place your four fingers on your knee with the index finger against the knee cap. Locate: It is on the outer shin just below the knee. Mark the horizontal level under the pinky finger. place the knuckle on the shin bone. At that level. 6. a light press on this point can help ease you into a restful slumber and reduce excessive dreaming. Exotic food. Insomnia and disturbed dreams: Peaceful-sleep point Banish bad dreams with a massage. bloating. At the intersection is the point. or constipation. Relax the leg straight. .Cure to a sore stomach? Your legs. as well as the oftentimes accompanying fatigue and weakness. but it should feel tender when you have found the right point. using the middle section of your middle finger. diarrhea.
use this point to relieve anxiety and calm down. Anxiety and over-thinking: Spirit-calming point Not to be pressed while operating heavy machinery. Lightly rubbing or pressing the point reduces stress and also aids falling asleep (combine with Peaceful-sleep point). Overall wellness: Supplementary point Why foot massages feel so good. There it forms an A-like depression with the skull going toward the back of the head -. If your mind is racing. Locate: Look at the underside of your wrist and find the last tendon on the pinky side.Locate: Find the styloid process muscle on the side of the neck. follow that up to where it meets the skull. Just inside that tendon on the wrist crease next to the palm is the point. 8. Look at the picture for guidance. Perhaps you’re stressed about your business trip or just worried about all your travel plans. Also on CNNGo: World's 10 most exotic wellness retreats 7. .that’s the point.
Acupoints are often used in combination for greater effect. . encourages “Qi” or energy flow.66410326 Vishal Tople Contact #s . It is very important to try and honour at least some of your dreams along the way. Sometimes lighter pressing works better. This came from every male patient that I nursed.. lower back pain. I wish I’d had the courage to live a life true to myself. Locate: On the inside of the ankle. More retail Warehouse Survey No# 685. When finding acupoints. R. Women also spoke of this regret. until they no longer have it. This point can aid the success of the above listed points for dry or sore throat and dizziness. For best effects . When people realize that their life is almost over and look back clearly on it. headache and constipation. Near Kompally Dola Ri Dhane. fatigue. Contact: 040 . straightens out imbalances in the body.District.R. or not made. They missed their children’s youth and their partner’s companionship. other times harder. This point may also provide some comfort when you’re stuck on a bus with no bathroom breaks. All of the men I nursed deeply regretted spending so much of their lives on the treadmill of a work existence.. follow the instructions provided but always seek to find the sore or tender point. many of the female patients had not been breadwinners. 2. it is too late. Some points and conditions respond better to massage while others to pressing. Also on CNNGo: 18 yoga exercises for the plane Trinethra Super Retail Pvt. rub or press here. I wish I didn’t work so hard. usually next to a bone or tendon. Points are symmetrical on both sides of the body and one side may work better than the other. in the depression located halfway between the Achilles and the most prominent point of the ankle bone.09594088841/ 8652906484 1. Health brings a freedom very few realise. Most people had not honoured even a half of their dreams and had to die knowing that it was due to choices they had made. Gundla pochampally Village. But as most were from an older generation. activates the immune system and aids proper circulation. as that will be most effective. insomnia. Ltd. Putting pressure on acupoints. This was the most common regret of all. not the life others expected of me. it is easy to see how many dreams have gone unfulfilled. From the moment that you lose your health. known as acupressure.
We cannot control the reactions of others. Either that or it releases the unhealthy relationship from your life. 3. I wish I’d had the courage to express my feelings. although people may initially react when you change the way you are by speaking honestly.By simplifying your lifestyle and making conscious choices along the way. choose honestly. what others think of you is a long way from your mind. as well as their physical lives. I wish that I had let myself be happier. long before you are dying. I wish I had stayed in touch with my friends. The so-called ‘comfort’ of familiarity overflowed into their emotions. People do want to get their financial affairs in order if possible. and address issues that are preventing you from happiness. that they were content. Many people suppressed their feelings in order to keep peace with others. It is common for anyone in a busy lifestyle to let friendships slip. Often they would not truly realise the full benefits of old friends until their dying weeks and it was not always possible to track them down. it is possible to not need the income that you think you do. And by creating more space in your life. ones more suited to your new lifestyle. Many did not realise until the end that happiness is a choice. Choose happiness. the physical details of life fall away. But it is not money or status that holds the true importance for them. Go to Spiritual Growth Tools . Fear of change had them pretending to others. Everyone misses their friends when they are dying. in the end it raises the relationship to a whole new and healthier level. Many developed illnesses relating to the bitterness and resentment they carried as a result. health or abundance! Real help is waiting for you. This is a surprisingly common one. Choose consciously. Either way. When deep within. They had stayed stuck in old patterns and habits. they are too ill and weary to ever manage this task. they longed to laugh properly and have silliness in their life again. They want to get things in order more for the benefit of those they love. Usually though. choose wisely. It is all comes down to love and relationships in the end. That is all that remains in the final weeks. When you are on your deathbed.ariseindiaforum. you become happier and more open to new opportunities.org/nurse-reveals-the-top-5-regrets-people-make-on-theirdeathbed/ Confused about how to take the next step? I will help! Discover products and services that will enable you to grow with grace. How wonderful to be able to let go and smile again. As a result. and to their selves. There were many deep regrets about not giving friendships the time and effort that they deserved. you win. Source :http://www. they settled for a mediocre existence and never became who they were truly capable of becoming. Many had become so caught up in their own lives that they had let golden friendships slip by over the years. However. 5. 4. It is YOUR life. But when you are faced with your approaching death. Life is a choice. love and relationships.
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