How to Cure a Headache with Acupressure

how to cure a headache with acupressure instead of reaching for a pain pill massage away a headache using acupressure the traditional Chinese curative technique of applying pressure to certain points of the body you will need two hands if you feel cold when using acupressure stop immediately pregnant women should not use acupressure step one using your index and middle fingers apply pressure to the muscles by your temples an area that holds a lot of tension keep up the pressure on this point and the following ones for 1 to 2 minutes pinpoint the correct spot by clenching and unclenching your jaw and feeling for throbbing step 2 move on to your ears using your thumbs massage the area underneath the large bones behind your ears using a circular motion this corresponds to G b20 an acupressure point that can relieve many kinds of headaches step 3 pinch the skin on the bridge of your nose between your eyebrows an area known as the third eye point and press it upward step 4 and finish up by squeezing the fleshy web of skin on the back of your hand between your thumb and index finger with the thumb and index finger of the other hand this connects to the acupressure point li for massaging it is particularly effective on sinus headaches do both hands step 5 congratulate yourself for getting rid of your headache without the aid of modern medicine did you know the average pharmacist offers advice to about 19 customers a week on over-the-counter headache remedies