【Health points】 Depression, insomnia, constipation, hypertension? 10 big hand points to improve 17 common urban diseases

Physical and mental problems such as insomnia, anxiety, depression, constipation, nasal allergies, swollen gums and cold hands and feet are very common. In addition to taking medicine, have you tried pressing these acupuncture points to improve health problems? 10 hand acupuncture points can be completed in just a few minutes!

According to BianbianIn online medical books, acupuncture points are the hubs of the meridians, and proper stimulation of a certain acupoint can increase or decrease the activity of a certain meridian. By stimulating appropriate acupuncture points, the unbalanced meridian network and the connected organs can be brought back to a balanced state, and the scheduling of the human body's information, energy, and material can return to normal, thereby restoring health. This article synthesizes 10 acupuncture points of the hand, and learns the convenient and simple health-care methods together to improve health!

Health points

1. Neiguan Point: Insomnia

Have you ever tried to toss and turn in bed, no matter how hard you try, you can't fall asleep? Insomnia is a very common urban disease. According to World Health Organization data, 4 out of 10 Hong Kong people suffer from insomnia.

In addition to hurting the skin, insomnia becomes prone to acne and hyperpigmentation, and it will also hurt the liver. If you want to "have a good sleep", you can try pressing the Neiguan point!

2. Shaohai Point: Anxiety and depression

According to the World Health Organization, more than 100 million people with depression worldwide. It is estimated that by 2020, depression will become the second place in the global disease rankings, and the incidence is second only to heart disease. According to Zhiyou Station, more than 300,000 people in Hong Kong have suffered from depression.

In addition, the new coronary pneumonia epidemic is disturbing. It is even more anxious about the epidemic. It is worried that without enough masks and disinfection supplies, it may cause anxiety or physical discomfort.

3. Quchi Point: Hand Eczema (Housewife's Hand)

New Coronary Pneumonia continues to spread. Of course, it is necessary to wash hands frequently to prevent epidemics, but frequent hand washing and the use of alcohol hand rub may cause eczema of the hands, also known as "housewife's hands", which makes the hands dry and red.

4. Yuji Point: Constipation

The problem of constipation has plagued many people. It makes people who are in the valley, and ca n’t have bowel movements when they eat crazy bananas. It is better to press Yuji Point to help promote gastrointestinal motility!

5. Hegu Point: dry eyes, sensitive nose, swollen gums

Hot food is much more delicious, but eating too much hot food and going to the night may cause swollen gums. Hegu acupuncture points can help relieve swollen gums. Hegu acupoints can also improve dry eye problems and nasal allergies. Many people in Hong Kong have nasal allergies and often look at telephones and computer screens. Especially in the summer, the air conditioners are blowing, and the eyes are particularly dry.

6. Liecu points: improve headache, neck pain, nasal congestion, cough

High pressure, blowing hair, colds, toothaches, etc. may all make people "head-and-headed." Headaches are very common. Almost everyone has experienced the pain of headaches. Lieque acupoints can help improve headaches, even neck pain, nasal congestion and cough.

7. Yangchi: wrist pain, cold hands and feet

Why do some people fear cold and cold hands and feet in summer? There are many causes of cold hands and feet, mainly due to yin and yang qi. It is generally believed that cold hands and feet must be caused by weakness of qi and blood, but it is not necessarily a virtual syndrome that causes cold hands and feet. From the perspective of traditional Chinese medicine, the presence of deficiency or empirical evidence in the body can lead to cold hands and feet. Among them, the deficiency syndrome includes lack of yang in the kidney or blood cold, and the empirical evidence can cover colds, yang stagnation in the body, and excessive phlegm.

Hypertension is one of the chronic diseases that are very common in Hong Kong. According to the health survey data conducted by the Department of Health in 2014/15, nearly 30% of the population aged 15 to 84 suffer from hypertension, especially those over 65 The ratio is more than 60%!

What is hypertension?

Many hypertensive patients will not have obvious symptoms, and the assessment of blood pressure level can only depend on the degree of blood pressure. For adults, the criteria for hypertension are as follows:

Hypertension: systolic blood pressure continuously higher than 140 mmHg (millimeter mercury column) or diastolic blood pressure continuously higher than 90 mmHg

9. Carpal bone points: diabetes

Diabetes is a common chronic disease. Patients need to control their blood sugar to slow down the degradation of blood vessels and avoid complications caused by damage to small and large blood vessels. In addition to controlling diet, massage acupoints are also a method to help control blood sugar.

10. Bili Point: Prevent Stroke

According to the Department of Health, an average of more than 3,000 people die from cerebrovascular disease each year in Hong Kong, and it is the fourth killer of Hong Kong people. Stroke is the most common cerebrovascular disease. The figures in recent years also show that there is a tendency toward a younger stroke, which is not an exclusive disease of the elderly and must not be ignored.