Sinus problem and its treatment in Acupressure
If you are plagued by sinus problem, take a moment to consider these valuable parts of your head. What can turn good sinuses into problem sinuses?
Your sinuses are hollow air spaces within the bones between your eyes, behind your cheekbone, and in the forehead. They produce mucus, which helps keep the inside of your nose moist. That, in turn, helps protect against dust, allergens, and pollutants.
Interesting Sinus Facts
No one is completely sure why we have sinuses, but some researchers think they keep the head from being too heavy. Sinuses are also are responsible for the depth and tone of your voice. This explains why you sound like Clint Eastwood when your sinuses are all stuffed up. If the tissue in your nose is swollen from allergies, a cold, or environmental triggers, it can block the sinus passages. Your sinuses can’t drain, and you may feel pain.
There are eight sinus cavities in total. They are paired, with one of each in the left and right side of the face. Two sinus cavities are located in the forehead. Two are behind each cheekbone. Two sinus cavities are within the bones between your eyes. Two are behind each eye.
Acupuncture & Acupressure treatment method for this problem:
Acupressure and Acupuncture treatment is one of the best and proved method to relieve this lung related problem and as per this method, so many reasons cause this problem, like cold in winter, cold in summer and a traditional acupuncturist is capable to provide permanent relief for this problem through diagnosing the condition of pulse of an individual.
Acupressure Points for relieving this problem:
To relieve your upper or frontal sinuses, use B2, located at the bridge of your nose. This mental stress point is located in the indentation of your upper eye socket, where the bridge of the nose meets the ridge of your eyebrows.
To open the maxillary sinuses in the cheek, use the foremost acupressure points for the sinuses: LI20 and St3, underneath your eyes, just below your cheekbones. Use gentle pressure. These points are safe and useful to teach children as well.
Have a healthy life!