Busy schedules, heavy workload, tons of homework, stressed life, no matter what the reason but headache is something that we often go through in our day-to-day life. But not every time do we take a pill to get relief. What else can we do to get rid of the headache ? Sleep, take rest. But what if we are at work ?
Acupressure is a type of massage, which is scientifically proven to make us feel better and help us relax. It doesn’t require you to have medical knowledge. There are simple techniques which you can do yourself.
Here are a few techniques which you can use to get rid of headache without having to take a pill.
Basic technique :-
Get into a comfortable and relaxing position. Massage a point with light pressing and circular movements for 1-2 minutes.The headache will disappear within 5-10 minutes.
POINTS TO MASSAGE TO GET RID OF HEADACHE
Situated between the eyebrows where the bridge of nose passes into the forehead, is also known as the point of the third eye, or YINTANG. Massaging it relieves from headache as well as eye fatigue.
Located at the inner edge of the eyebrows, these two points relieve from headache as well as a runny nose.
These two points located on both sides of the nostril in line with the eyes, help reduce headache, toothache and also stress.
These two points are located at the back of the head in the middle, between the ear and the beginning of the spine. Gently massaging these points can relieve from headache, nasal congestion, pain in the eye and ear and also migraine.
They are situated 2-3 cm from the beginning of the hairline in the temple area. Massage and pressure on this point relieves from eye fatigue and pain in the temporal region. To find this point, feel a small dimple.
This point is situated on the back of the hand between the thumb and the forefinger. Massaging and applying pressure on this point relieves from headache, toothache, tension in neck muscles and back ache.