The headaches usually signal that your brain is not getting enough oxygen. What happens is that the tension in the muscles of the head, neck and shoulders constricts blood vessels that carry oxygen to the nerve cells in the brain, resulting in a severe headache.
Instead reaching painkillers, you can try acupressure method that has been used in traditional Chinese medicine to treat headaches and effectively relieve pain caused by this condition. In fact, traditional Chinese medicine is based on acupuncture and acupressure, both of which are methods to treat disease and pain as symptoms of an interrupted flow of qi, or energy. These methods work in a way that qi or body energy recovered in the acupuncture points, the points where qi currents near the surface, so that the restoration and eliminating the pain inflicted by qi imbalance.
The point that most relieves headaches is known as “point Hoku. ” This point is the top of the hand, on the tape where the thumb and index finger meet. To be sure that you have found the exact spot where the point is to bring the thumb and forefinger together. Nubble that appears is the Hoku point. To relieve a headache, put your thumb on the point and index finger on the side of the palm of your hand. Squeezing the Hoku point, while the pressure angle to the bone that connects with the index finger. Hold for one minute before changing hands. Be careful never to use the Hoku point during pregnancy.
Another method includes pain relief pressing GB20 points. What is done is to press firmly the back of his neck below the base of the skull in the grooves on both sides of the spine. Depending on the size of your skull, your thumbs should be 2-3 inches apart. Tilt your head back slowly while pressing beneath her skull. As with the previous method, hold for one minute or until the headache disappears.
This method involves Lv3 point. What is applying pressure on the fabric between the big and second toes, near its end or where it joins together. Use both hands to work both feet at the same time. Hold this position for one minute or until pain relief is felt.
The inclination of the head down, place your index and middle finger on the right point between the eyebrows. This is the GV24.5 or place on the bridge of the nose meets the forehead. Hold for a minute or until the pain subsides.
Apply constant pressure on the point GV20, which is the top of your head or where the lines drawn on top of the head ears and nose would cross. Be careful not to use this method if you suffer from hypertension .
This method is pressing the point B2, which includes the notches on both sides of the nose or the bridge of the nose meets the edge of the eyebrows. Press this point with your thumb and forefinger.
Gently press down to below the cheekbone, just below the center of the eye; this is the point St3. Use your middle and index fingers of both hands to work both sides at the same time.