PRESSOPUNCTURA for CONDITIONS

1. LI-4 Situated in the web of the thumb and index finger. (Fig. 19.)You can get this point at the centre of the mount which forms when you press your thumb close to index finger.
2. TW-5 Situated at four fingers from the wrist crease.( Fig. 19)
3. P-6 Situated at three fingers from the wrist joint at the centre. (Fig. 20)
4. St-36 Situated at four fingers from the knee joint at the centre. (Fig. 21)5. Liv-3 Situated just at the end of the cavity between the thumb and the second toe approximately one and half inch from the web. (Fig. 22)
6. K-3 Situated just one finger from the protruding ankle bone towards the heel. (Fig. 23)
7. Sp-6 Situated three fingers from the protruding  ankle bone towards the calf muscles.( Fig. 23)
8. GV-20 Situated at the crossing point of the line drawn from the centre of the ears and the mid-line of the skull. (Fig. 23a) [ http://bhojraj.tripod.com ]
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YIN AND YANG MERIDIANS
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Acupressure and Reflex Points for Common Ailments

Asthma/BronchitisHeadache/MigraineBackache/Neck pain/Shoulder pain  Cold/SinusAcidity/ Indigestion and Flatulence  ConstipationHigh BP  Diabetes  Arthritis

Asthma  / Bronchitis
Asthma
Severe difficulty in breathing due to allergies, emotional stress and a number of other factors

Reflex PointsAcupressure Points
Solar Plexus LU-1,5,7
Pituitary K-3
Lung Sp-6
Adrenal St-40
Intestine GV-14

Bronchitis
The inflammation of the lining of the bronchial tubes
Caused by bacterial or viral infection
Lowered body resistance
Complication from frequent cold

Reflex PointsAcupressure Points
Solar Plexus LU-1,5,9 & Li-4
Lung Reflexus P-9 & K-2
Adrenal Gland St-40 & TW-3
Lymphatic System CV-17,22 & GV-14
B-13,14 & Li-4

Reflex PointsAcupressure Points
Solar Plexus LU-1,5,9 & Li-4
Lung Reflexus P-9 & K-2
Adrenal Gland St-40 & TW-3
Lymphatic System CV-17,22 & GV-14
B-13,14 & Li-4


















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Headache
Causes for HeadAche
Food Allergies and poor diet
Tension in neck and shoulder muscles
Vision problems
Emotional Stress
Excessive noise and light
Toxic reactions of drugs and alcohol

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Migraine
Causes
Not well known
Disturbances in blood circulation in the brain
Stress and exhaustion
Glandular imbalances

Reflex PointsAcupressure Points
Solar Plexus B-2
Brain H-5,7
Sinus TW-3,4,5,23
Ear GB-14,20
Eye Li-4
Large IntestineSt-41,45
Arms and ShouldersSun-X
SpineLiv-3


































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Back-ache/Neck-Pain/Shoulder-pain
Causes for Back-ache
Poor Posture
Pinched Nerves
Muscle Strain
Stress
Injury

Causes for Neck-Pain
Often from stress and tension
Holding the head in improper position for a long time
Reflex Points

Solar Plexus
Arms and shoulder
Spine Reflexes
Rotation of ankle,Knee,leg
Thumb Rotation
Toe Rotation
7th Cervical
Rotation of wrist,elbow,arm

Acupressure points
B-10,GB-21,Si-12,TW-14,GV-14
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Back-pain in Lower and Middle region
Causes
Poor posture
Stress and Tension
Improper lifting
Standing or sitting for a long periods of time
Due to prostate problem for men
During menstrual time and pregnency for women

Reflex PointsAcupressure Points
Solar PlexusB-13,B-41
KidneyB-21,B-47
SpineB-23,B-51
Hip,Thigh and LegGB-30,GV 1 and 2
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Cold/Sinus
Causes for Common Cold
Infection due to wide variety of viruses
Symptoms
Nasal Congestion
Sneezing
Running nose and tears in eyes
Muscular pain
Coughing
Occasional Fever
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Sinusitis
Inflammation of the mucous membrane along the line of sinuses

Allergies and High Blood Pressure
Causes
Allergies
Exposure to pollutants
Exposure to extreme temperature
Upper respiratory tract infection
Reflex PointsAcupressure Points
Pituitary K-7
Sinus H-7
Ear Li-4,20
Lungs St-2,45
Adrenal B-2
Lymphatic GV-24



































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Acidity, Indigestion and Flatulence
Symptoms
Burning sensation in the chest after taking food
Uncomfortable feeling in the stomach and in the intestine due to excess gas

Causes
Improper Food
Improper timings
Consuming oily, spicy or sour food stuff
Eating acid-forming, gas-causing food

Reflex PointsAcupressure Points
Stomach B-22
Liver Li-2,3,4
Gall Bladder K-3
Intestines St-25,36,41,42,45
Sp-5,6
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Constipation
Difficult or sluggish movement of bowels accompained by gas or abdominal discomfort
Causes
Improper Diet
Lack of fibrous diet
Stress
Absence of convenient toilet facilities
Dehydration

Reflex PointsAcupressure Points
Solar Plexus Si-3,4
Stomach CV-25
Liver K-3
Gall Bladder TW-34
Liv-2,9
St-41,42,45
Li-4,11
Sp-3,5,15




































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High Blood Pressure
Heart is forced to pump harder to perform proper circulatory functions
Causes
Hereditary predisposition
Obesity
Stress
Kidney disorders
Disturbances in the function of the glands (Pituitary, Thyroid and Parathyroid)
Disease of Heart

Reflex PointsAcupressure Points
Solar PlexusGV-20,H-5,7
PituitaryK-2,3 & P-6,7
Thyroid and ParathyroidLi-4 & St-2,10
Heart
 Adrenal Gland
Kidney
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Relaxation Desserts
Number One  Feathering touch
Number Two  Side to Side
Number Three Hook in ankles
Number Four Spinal Twist
Number Five Ankle Rotation
Number Six Lung Press
Number Seven Toe Rotation
Number Eight Spinal rub
Number Nine Shoulder rub

Shavasana (a must) 15 min. daily




































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Diabetes
Inability to burn up sugars
Insufficient production of insulin
Symptoms
Frequent urination
Loss of weight
Degeneration of small vessels (Eyes and Kidneys)

Reflex PointsAcupressure Points
PancreasLiv-3
PituitaryK-3
Thyroid B-23
LiverSt-40
Adrenal  Sp-6


















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Arthritis
Inflammation of one or more joints in the body

Causes
Aging
Obesity
Stress related tension
Reflex PointsAcupressure Points
Solar PlexusLi-4,10,11
Thyroid and ParathyroidTw-5,15
Adrenal Si-10
KidneyB-10,47
Arms and Shoulder GB-20,41
SpineSt-36
Hip,Thigh and LegLu-10

































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