Due to the hectic way of life anxiety has become an integral part of our life, but we need to be aware of the fact that it is a serious health issue which can substantially influence our quality of life.
It harms the health of the body, influences our mental state thus leading to unhappiness, and also impacts the quality of sleep leaving us persistently tired with a bad mood not being able to focus on our daily working activities which will eventually lead to weak immune system. In many cases, anxiety and insomnia go hand in hand.
The ancient Chinese medicine can help you in this matter in the most natural way by the use of acupuncture. Namely, the body has two acupuncture points which when pressed can improve the quality of sleep and reduce the anxiety. Those points are called: Pericardium 6 and Heart 7.
Pericardium 6 Point
It is otherwise known as Neiguan, meaning Inner Gate. It is located between the two tendons that run up the arm, on the anterior side of the wrist, about 2 finger widths from its transverse crease.
In order for to achieve tranquility and mind peace apply light pressure between the tendons, and massage for 4 to 5 seconds. Likewise, this is helpful for treating upset stomach, motion sickness, headaches, insomnia, and nausea.
Check the video below and see how to activate it:
Heart 7 Point
It is otherwise known as Shenmen, meaning Spirit Gate. It lies on the anterior side of the transverse crease of the wrist, as a small depression on the radial side of the ulnar tendon. It can be activated by gently pressing it and massaging for several seconds.
You can treat chest pain, irritability, and insomnia by pressing it thus releasing all the negative feelings and letting the optimism to flow.
Watch the video below and find out more data on how to activate it: