Free Alternative Medicine Articles

Professional Authors - Professional Articles



Alternative Medicine - Using Acupressure Points to Help Relieve Sinus Pressure


If you don't like the idea of going to an acupuncturist and having needles stuck in to help relieve your sinus pain, you can do another alternative treatment that focuses in on the same pressure areas of the body that acupuncture does. This is called acupressure. It will use the exact same pressure points and instead of you having needles put in pressure will be applied to the same areas instead. It's important though that you know where the correct points are in order to relieve your sinus pain.

To locate the pints in your face you will put your fingers on either side of your nostrils and then apply pressure with your fingers. This is one point where you can relieve the pressure that is building up in your sinuses. You can also find other points on the sides of the bridge of your nose and in the middle of your forehead right between the eyebrows.

Another pressure point can be found on the crease of the wrist. You will need to slide your fingers up your forearm very slightly. This pressure point can also be used to help relieve the cold symptoms as well as a sore throat that come with your sinus problems.

The next thing that you can do is to find the spot where your thumb and your index finger come together on your hand. This is the v part of your palm. You then will slide your finger into the depression there and apply some gentle pressure. This is the pressure point that treats both sinus headaches and cold symptoms.

Now that you know where the different pressure points are that work well for relieving sinus pain and pressure you can go ahead and massage all of these areas for anywhere from three to five minutes or longer if need be. Continue the massage until you begin to feel some sort of relief. In order to get the best results it's a good idea for you to massage these pressure points with just the tip of your finger, your knuckle or even use the eraser on a pencil.

Important thing to note here is that if you have a heart condition or if you are pregnant you really shouldn't be using acupressure. Other things to be aware of is if the pressure point is under a mole, near a varicose vein, break in your skin or a bruise you shouldn't do the acupressure either.

Also, if your symptoms continue after you use the acupressure it's probably a good idea to go and see your doctor. There could be something more serious going on like some sort of infection that might require antibiotics.



Comments
Post has no comments.
Post a Comment




Captcha Image






BLOG TAG CLOUD
congestion bedroom emotions acupunturist fish oil daily routine caffeine article writing alternative remedies shiatsu massage western culture marigold pressure points magnesium alternatives sugar endorphins alternative treatments electroacupuncture pain killers bad taste anti-bacterial hot foot bath drinking water kava flex asthma cleaning teeth insomnia herbal products lose sleep smoking vitamins healthy diet health history valerian conventional medicine nagging earache homeopathic products tennis elbows heal naturally doctor health organizations diets nasal congestion judgement weight contro natural medicine stroke lifestyle issues menstrual cycles different scents ear infection floss acupuncture needles restoring points sleeping habits yellow rock root baking soda cupping garlic consultation ingredients laser acupuncture compaints eye pressure alcoholism toothbrush drug habit pressure point toothpick obesity vitamin e nutrition get rid of acne seasoning yoga headache gum alternative treatment healing properties enjoy writing home remedies sleep exercise lower back pain alternative health options write successful blog balanced diet brush teeth television eastern cultures having pneumonia appetite apply poultice natural alternative electrostimulation plants needles relaxation techniques fat dogs water antiseptic solution sinus problems perform shiatsu meridians acne treatment holistic dentistry heart attack naturopath diseases adverse effects spinach medical treatments salt bloodflow stress release period ailments health concerns arthritis practice holistic native american indian energy blockage pregnant natural products good shape lavender oil migraine headache rosemary medicine resources traditional treatment combined treatment vitamin supplements peaceful surroundings water based spray fresh herbs holistic dentist chemical free body stimulation chinese antibiotics chemotherapy hawthorn berry health issues good holistic pediatrician muscle tension tea tree dietary supplements medications homeopathic remedies Chinese medicine hydrotherapy animals alternative ways herbalist tiny needles mint alcohol herbal antiseptic spray sugar free gum diabetes herbs good herbal treatment aromatherapy problems alternative medicine facial being proactive blueberries coffee nasal block chi sinus pain Vitamin C acupuncture healing practices article syndication megavitamins prescription medicines folic acid arthritis help migraine headaches toothache wellbeing almond nuts body cleanse neurotransmitter garden bedtime routine cold symptoms health care migraines information herbal supplements clean cloth non invasive neurotransmitters dogs arthritis bloodstream blood pressure feel good Eustachian tubes ancient acupuncture herbs different home remedies earache parsley leaves sinus pressure scientific evidence health care coenzyme Q10 alternative health family doctor odors headaches annoying arthritis biofeedback healthy living sweat lodge green vegetables arthritis cure moxibustion back pain public bathroom reflexology pain relief website content local library knowledge holistic pediatrician healthy metabolism microbe natural remedies eastern culture alternative medicine ailment herbal medicines cashew nuts immune system toothpaste herbal medicine good condition bone cancer relaxation stress cancer natural living essential oils relieve pain researchers depression medicine Tibetan medicine stimulating energy sensitivity to seasons scientific evidence sleep trouble electrical currents having sinus problems sex working illness eye doctor high blood pressure electro acupuncture common cold herbal remedy food addiction antiseptic organic diet natural ways inflammation belladonna internet medical education good practitioner lower blood pressure body areas natural antibiotic good foods glaucoma plaque sage fatty foods alternative field regular bed time skeptical doctor flouride vegetables natural flow muscles sensitivity to food drink different rituals light therapy melatonin environmental impact complementary medicine food psychological effect echinacea tincture extract garnish eating habits alternative medicine resources spinal pain homeopathic treatment circulation health raw garlic green apples vitamin A prescribed medicine blogging chemical ingredients



Copyright 2016 - Free Info Site Enterprises
Privacy Policy  |  Copyright Policy  |  Website Use Policy  |  Non Endorsement Policy  |  Contact Us  

Health Blogs
Health