One of the greatest problems that plague this world is health related: obesity. ZIt could lead to heart diseases, depression and other complications. The sciences have exhausted so many of their resources to figure out how to rid this world of this predicament but we all just seems to accept the fat and reject the fit. Or at least reject the road to fit- exercise. Many of us sneer at the sight or sound of that word. If one could have an anaphylactic shock from the “allergy to exercise”, many people would have been already rushed to the hospital. Nevertheless, we find alternatives to combat this disease of sequelaes. One of methods of relief and weight loss has been present for ages but has only been becoming popular- acupressure and acupunture. By massaging these 4 points, you can rid your body of unwanted fat, eliminate excess lipid deposition and improve metabolism.
The pressure point for the large intestines is found on the inner elbow crease. By stimulating the function of the large bowels, excess heat and unwanted moisture is eliminated from the body. Press this point 2-3 times a day for a minute to achieve results.
By massaging your philtrum, which is the area above your upper lip, you can reduce anxiety while regulating your appetite. This can prevent stress overeating. This procedure should be done twice a day for 5 minutes.
Massage your tragus. It is the small pointed eminence of the external ear where you find the most jaw movement. This helps in controlling appetite. Practitioners also believe in its power to get rid of excess kilos while speeding up your metabolism. Apply continuous pressure and massage gently in a circular manner for 3 minutes, 3 times a day.
More specifically in the knee, this pressure point can help in stomach digestion. Two inches below the knee cap, apply pressure for one minute. Massaging this point of longevity or Zu San Li point, it is known to allow the person to lose a pound a week.
The point of Zu San Li/ point of hundred diseases can be found by locating the minor dent on the outer leg. Flex your foot up and down, if the muscles move, you’re on the right spot.
The masters of acupuncture have several more pressure points to activate different body systems. But for now, let us try these 4 points if all hope of losing weight seems lost.