Getting a random headache is one of the most annoying things ever, especially if it happens late at night and there’s no pharmacy open. Luckily, there are a couple of special tricks which can remove any headache! The best thing about these methods is the fact that they don’t require any pills to work.
Even though pills are a quick and easy way out of headaches, they are not always the best solution. Sometimes, you just have to take it slow and teach your body how to deal with problems on its own. With that being said, these are the hidden massage techniques which will remove any headache in under 5 minutes!
20. Annoying Headaches
Don’t you just hate it when you get a headache out of nowhere? You just wake up one morning and your head feels like it’s going to explode. What is the first thing that people do when their heads start hurting?
19. Popping Pills
The first thing everyone does is to start looking for pills that can offer an easy way out. But what do you do when there aren’t any pills around? Fortunately, there is a secret massage technique that can help you out. Stick around for the next picture to find out about it.
Acupressure is a special massage technique that is based on reflexotherapy and acupuncture. The best thing about this technique is that it doesn’t require any special knowledge and that it can be performed by anyone! Make sure to click on the next picture to find out what scientists have to say about acupressure.
17. Scientifically Approved
Even though acupressure is not a popular massage technique, there are many studies which show that its effects are real. Acupressure does work and it has been scientifically proven. Therefore, you don’t have anything to lose by trying out these upcoming techniques whenever your head huts. But first, you need to learn how to determine what type of headache you are suffering from. Here are some guidelines.
16. Specific Headache
There are three types of headaches: migraines, hypertension and stress. The picture above shows you how to determine which one of them is ruining your day. Now that we’ve gone over the basics, let’s start talking about how to massage acupressure points. We promisse that it’s a lot easier than you might think!
15. How to Massage Acupressure Points
The only thing that you need in order to perform an acupressure massage is to find a comfortable position and to relax. Using the next techniques, you will start massaging the pressure points that are hurting by applying light pressure and circular movements. But how much time does it take before a headache goes away?
14. It’s Fast!!
An acupressure massage usually requires somewhere between 5 to 10 minutes before the headache goes away. Now let’s go over the key points that you will want to massage so that the headache is removed. Make sure to stick around for the best one at #10!
13. Yintang Point
The first point is situated right between the eyebrows and it’s known as “the third eye”. You won’t believe how quickly your headache will be removed after carefully massaging this point. Keep in mind that there are 6 key acupressure points and we still have to go over 5 more. The third one works wonders for stress-related headaches!
These are the Yingxiang points and they are situated right next to the nostrils. These points are amazing because they will help open your nostrils, relief stress and even remove toothaches! The upcoming acupressure points are mind-blowing!
11. Zang Zhu
These points run further down than the “third eye” and they are responsible for visual acuteness. You should try massaging these points with firm, circular movements whenever your vision gets blurry or your eyes start to hurt. This massage technique is great for people who work on computers. The next spot is also perfect for people who spend most of their day sitting down.
10. Tian Zhu
People who work in offices or any other job that requires them to sit down for hours on end will find out that they can relieve some of their headaches by carefully massaging the pressure points shown in the picture above. The Tian Zhu points can also be used to relieve nasal congestion. The next method will also fix your back pain!
9. He Gu
Even though this pressure point is located next to the thumb, massing it will result in removal of both headaches and back pains! This just shows how complex the human body is and how much we still have to learn about it. You might want to remember the next acupressure point because it is the most effective one when it comes to removing headaches.
8. Shuai Gu
This point is located on both sides of the head and it’s just a couple centimeters away from the temple. Massaging this acupressure point has been proven to be the fastest way of getting rid of headaches without taking pills!
7. Massage Techniques
Let’s delve a bit deeper into self massage and how it can help you improve your daily life. In order to get a better understanding of how acupressure massage can help you, we will provide you with some more detailed techniques. Therefore, stick around to find out how you can massage yourself properly!
6. Firm Pressure
The key to a successful and proper massage is mastering the art of applying firm pressure. This may vary from one person to another since our strength varies. Therefore, the amount of pressure you need to apply for your body to feel it without hurting yourself is up to you.
5. Temple Massage.
No matter what time of the day it might be, a 5 minutes temple massage will make your day better. Just place your thumbs next to your temple and slowly massage the cushy spot between your eye and ear. This practice is very useful when you are feeling stressed and it works wonders! You know what else works wonders? Check out the technique to find out.
4. Four Finger Neck Massage
Take four fingers and move them upwards and downwards on your neck, just like the picture above is illustrating. This technique will massage a group of muscles that’s known as splenius capitis and it will remove the discomfort from the backside of the neck. This massage is definitely useful but the next one is even more impressive!
3. Shoulder Blades Massage
One of the hardest things about self-messaging techniques is taking care of the back. Fortunately, creative people have devised solutions such as this one. You can use a tennis or golf ball and pin it against the wall to rotate and massage your shoulder blades. This is an amazing exercise and the relaxation comes instantly!
2. No More Pills
You will never have to rely on pills to get rid of headaches again if you use the aforementioned acupressure points. This will not only help you improve your health but it will also keep your wallet full.
1. No More Bad Days
You will not deal with bad days anymore. From now on, you will be able to enjoy yourself while at work without having to worry about headaches and paying hundreds of dollars on pills.