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Menstrual Cramps and Acupressure: Pressure Points for Pain Relief

Over half of all menstruating women cope with painful menstrual cramps (dysmenorrhea) during their periods. While anti-inflammatories provide temporary relief, acupressure is a drug-free way of targeting period cramps and discomfort by activating your body’s natural pain relief abilities. Here are 5 potent acupressure points for easing menstrual cramps: Apply steady pressure to these points ... Read more

The Link Between Liver Qi Stagnation and Menstrual Problems

Menstrual issues like painful cramps, heavy bleeding, and premenstrual syndrome (PMS) are often connected in Chinese medicine to Liver Qi (energy) stagnation. This syndrome stems from chronic stress, inadequate sleep, poor diet, excess alcohol intake, among other lifestyle factors. The stagnant Liver energy can cause muscle cramping, mood changes, and irregular menstrual flow. Signs of ... Read more

Acupuncture Points for Fatigue: Top 5 Meridians to Target

Fatigue related to overwork, illness, or due to unknown causes can greatly disrupt your life. Acupuncture leverages strategic pressure points to revitalize energy flow and provide lasting fatigue relief by: Among the most effective acupuncture points for fatigue are those along the Liver, Spleen, Kidney, Stomach, and Heart meridians. Here are 5 premier fatiguing-fighting acu-points ... Read more

The Benefits of Acupuncture for Chronic Fatigue Relief

Chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) is a complicated disorder characterized by extreme fatigue that lasts for at least 6 months and does not improve with rest. The exact causes are unknown, though research suggests immune system abnormalities, viral infections, stress, and other medical issues could be contributors[17]. Acupuncture is growing in popularity for helping manage different ... Read more