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Reduce High Blood Pressure by Massaging These 3 Points

Foot massages are a simple and effective way to better health. It activates your body’s self-healing power. It’s free, you can do it yourself or whenever you need a boost of health.
There are the acupressure points for relieving high blood pressure. Working on these points can help you get better quicker.
You do not have to use all of these points. Using just one or two of them whenever you have a free hand can be effective.

3 Reflexology and Acupressure Points for High Blood Pressure

1. The Kidneys
KD 1 – Kidney 1 is one of the most important points relaxing acupressure point for hypertension treatment that helps to calm and relax all tensionsanxiety, irritability and anger.
To find this point, imagine a horizontal line dividing your foot in half from the tip of your big toe (line 1) to the base of your heel (line 4). Your Kidney point is located above this horizontal line (line 3) and below the line at the bottom of the ball of your foot (line 2).some_text
Next, imagine a vertical line dividing your foot in half. It intersects with the horizontal line (line 3) to form four quadrants. Two thirds of the Kidney point is located in the top inside quadrant and the other third is located in the top outside quadrant.
Massage this point by pressing it with your thumb and rubbing it in an up and down motion for about 15 to 30 seconds. Repeat for the other foot. Practice this daily.
If skin irritation arises due to the friction of rubbing, stop massaging the point until the skin heals.
Note: Do not massage the Kidney point if you are pregnant.
2. The Liver
This point (liver 3) is located on the top of the foot in the webbing between the big toe and the second toe.
To find this use your thumb to feel for the bones of the two toes into you can feel where they intersect. Then slide your thumb about a thumb-width above this intersection and press into the webbing between the bones. Press and hold for about one minute on each foot.
Note: Do not massage the point if you are pregnant.
3. The Heart
To locate the point (Heart-7), look at your wrist with the palm facing upwards. At the base of your palm where your hand meets your wrist, you will see a crease in the skin. While there are quite a few lines in this area, one will appear more prominent than the others. Once you’ve identified this crease, notice where the base of your ring and pinky finger meet and imagine a vertical line from this point reaching down toward your wrist crease.
Press on this point with your thumb and hold it down for about 60 seconds on each wrist. Do so any time you feel stressed or upset to calm yourself down.
Important: This article is for informative reasons only. Please consult a trained practitioner for further help and a more detailed overview.

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