We all have experienced nervousness, palpitations, and anxiety somewhere in our lifetime. Heart racing, shallow breaths, and difficulty in breathing are common signs that someone is having an anxiety breakdown.
It can be mild or long-lasting depending on the situation and the person but sadly if not treated, it can definitely affect someone’s life long term.
There are many causes of palpitations, such as:
Acute pressure reaction.
Low potassium in the bloodstream.
Excessive caffeine use.
Vitamin B12 deficiency.
Acupressure is a form of traditional Chinese medicine that may provide temporary relief from anxiety symptoms. It involves stimulating pressure points in your body, either on your own or with the help of a professional. Here are some of the most powerful pressure for anxiety/palpitations:
TW15 is one of the most effective acupressure points for releasing anxiety, palpitations and stress. This pressure point releases anxiety in an effective manner. Putting pressure on this point is also known as heavy rejuvenation and this point is located somewhere between the outward shoulders and the neck base. To be more precise, it is located one and a half-inch below the top shoulders.
For activating these pressure points, curl the hand fingers and place them on the left and right shoulders. After that, apply pressure on these points by breathing out and keeping your eyes closed.
This pressure point release nervousness, tension, anxiety and also resist your body to be attacked by flu and cough germs.
Bladder 10 is another effective pressure point that releases tension, anxiety, nervousness, and stiffness right from the start of this pressure treatment. This pressure point is also known as the heavenly pillar. It is located at the backside of your skull, just one finger width below the base of it. to be precise, it is located one and a half-inch below the prominent muscle, just outside the spine.
To active this point, you need to keep your curled fingers of lightly clenched fist on the neck’s ropy muscles. After that, apply firm pressure to this area by taking deep breaths and keeping your eyes closed. It is preferred to apply firm pressure for a longer time.
P3 is an effective acupressure point that releases anxiety and also helps you to take over control of nervousness and anxiety in one treatment. It’s also known as the crooked marsh and found just at the lower armor at the creased elbow point. You can see it visibly when the arm is bent.
You can activate this point by applying firm pressure on it by thumb for 1 minute. Also, it is necessary to breathe heavily through your nose.
This acupressure point helps to release anxiety along with elbow pain and nausea.
P6 or pericardium 6 is yet another acupressure point that helps in quick recovery from pain and anxiety. This point is located just in the middle of the forearm but at the backside. It is actually 2.5 finger-widths away from the hand palm or the wrist crease.
You can activate this point by applying firm pressure by the other hand’s index finger for about 1 minute. Also, breathing heavily through the nose while applying the pressure.
These are the 4 most powerful acupressure points that not only help you to release nervousness and anxiety but also helps in prompt muscle pain recovery.