Apply Some Pressure To This Point of your Feet Using Your Thumb to Get These Following Health Benefits That You Need!

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One of the best feelings is when you got home from a long day at work, and your loved ones give you some soft massage that will make you relax and remove all the stress from work. But did you know that these simple message from your loved ones can improve the health of your liver, and relieve a sore neck? Especially when If not then let's discuss one of the popular methods of massage that has already been used for more than thousand of years ago.

One of the best parts of your body to massage is your feet and hands. Have you heard the massage method that they called reflexology?

Here's the Proven Health Benefits of Massaging Your Feet Before Bedtime!

Reflexology is a therapeutic method of easing pain and enhancing health throughout the entire body by stimulating pressure points that are found on the hands and feet. Reflexology is not simple as we think because it needs a long training to master and maximize the use of it. Although most people go to a professional reflexologist just for this, we can still manage to get the benefits of this therapy by doing it on our own or with the help of our loved ones.

  
Today we will show you how to perform a basic reflexology therapy on yourself, but first, we will tell you all the health benefits that it could provide to your body and how it works.

How does reflexology works?

Reflexology is a type of science based on the belief that there are "zones" or reflex areas on the hands and feet that communicate with all of the glands, organs, parts and systems located within or on the body.

According to some professional reflexologist that applying some pressure to some points in the hands and feet using a thumb, finger and hand techniques will result in a stress reduction and muscle pain reliever. The big reduction of stress is said to develop several physiological changes that can treat a number of illnesses.

There are also studies that reflexology can treat different ailments including, diabetes, premenstrual syndrome, multiple sclerosis, cancer, symptomatic idiopathic detrusor over-activity, and dementia.
  
Health Benefits of Reflexology

Although that reflexology can treat various ailments and can give relaxation to our body, it can also benefit relatively healthy people as well and here are some of the other benefits of reflexology that can help you with your daily life.
  • Reduces pain
  • Improve energy
  • Stimulates nerve function
  • Increase circulation
  • Reduces toxins
  • Prevents migraines
  • Cleans urinary tracts
  • Speed up recovery time from injuries
  • Decreases depression
  • Treats sleep disorders
Reflexology foot massage

Now that you already know what health benefits you can get when you perform a basic reflexology, let us start discussing on how to do it on your own.

1. The first thing you are going to do is sit on a comfortable but solid chair. Lift up one foot and rest it on the knee reflexology-1 of your opposite leg so that you can easily rub and massage the bottom of that foot. Make sure to keep your back straight and not to slouch.

2. Next, you need take a look at your Acupressure Foot Chart (click here) and identify what part of your body that you want to treat. For example, if you are having neck pain, find the number that the “neck” area is listed as. Then find the corresponding area of your foot located on the chart that is labelled with the same number. This is the area of the foot that you will be manipulating.

3. Once you have found the area of the foot that you will be applying pressure on, use the tip of your thumb to press and knead that area deeply for between 1-2 minutes. Then repeat this with the opposite foot and the opposite thumb.

4. Repeat this process for any other area on your body that you want to treat.

You can perform this therapy daily, you can also teach your loved ones this basic therapy so they can help you to perform for you to help you relax more without doing anything but just to lie down in your bed. Enjoy!



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