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DIY Acupressure: Alleviate Anxiety and Gain a Healthy Glowing Skin

Over 5,000 years ago in Asia, acupressure was used to release tension, increase circulation and reduce pain for a more vibrant health.  By using the right pressure points with the correct pressure, you can regain lost texture and regain a healthy and more youthful skin.  Today Acupressure is ideal for an at home self-treatment, for everyone. Acupuncture and Acupressure uses the same pressure points and meridians, instead of needles acupressure uses firm gentle finger pressure. Points (A) Heavenly Pillar- Relieves stress, insomnia, eye strain, stiff neck, swollen eyes and sore throats.  This pressure point is located at the base of the skull, where the spine is attached.  Just one inch outward from each side of spine.  Hold this place and press for 3 minutes. Points (B) Heavenly Rejuvenation- Relieves nerve tension, stiff neck helps to increase resistance to colds and flu. Points (C) Crooked Marsh- Relieves nervous stomach, anxiety, arm and elbow pain and chest discomfort. Points (D) Inner Gate-Relieves nausea, anxiety palpitations and wrist pain Points (E) Spirit Gate- Relieves emotional imbalances, fear, nervousness, anxiety and forgetfulness. IMG_1592.JPG   IMG_2996.JPG

 

DISCLAIMER: This information should not be used for diagnosing or treating a health problem and is not a substitute for professional care.  If you feel you may have a health problem, please consult with your primary care physician.

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Slap your face to look young

Sure signs of aging or too much sun are sagging skin which can cause the appearance of enlarged pores, sagging jowls and wrinkles.  Definitely not a very attractive picture.  The latest “Asia Trend” in San Francisco right now is facial slapping.  New to the area is Tata massage, straight from Thailand this technique has been passed down a few generations and is the first face slapping facial massage in the U.S.  Tata’s slapping massage is 100% chemical free and claims to be 1,000,000 % safe!  There is just one warning: you may have a slight risk of elevated blood pressure when you see her bill.  Tata charges a whopping $350.00  for her services.  Now that is a slap in the face!

The Picture in this post is from NYdaily.com

Video links are from tatamassage.com and ABC News