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How To Relieve Insomnia With Acupressure

Watch more Learn about Acupressure videos: Subscribe to Howcast's YouTube Channel - Get to sleep fast with a massage technique from the ancient Chinese healing art acupressure. Howcast uploads the highest quality how-to videos daily! Be sure to check out our playlists for guides that interest you: Subscribe to Howcast's other YouTube Channels: Howcast Health Channel - Howcast Video Games Channel - Howcast Tech Channel - Howcast Food Channel - Howcast Arts & Recreation Channel - Howcast Sports & Fitness Channel - Howcast Personal Care & Style Channel - Howcast empowers people with engaging, useful how-to information wherever, whenever they need to know how. Emphasizing high-quality instructional videos, Howcast brings you experts who provide accurate information in easy-to-follow tutorials on everything from makeup, hairstyling, nail art design, and soccer to parkour, skateboarding, dancing, kissing, and much, much more. Warning If you feel pain when using acupressure, stop immediately. Pregnant women should not use acupressure. Step 1: Find the right spot Locate the Spirit Gate acupressure point. It's on the inside of the wrist crease, just to the inside of the tendon on the pinky finger side. Tip Manipulating Spirit Gate is believed to increase production of melatonin, a hormone produced by the pineal gland that helps control sleep cycles. Step 2: Massage it Gently press and knead the point for one minute. Switch hands and repeat. Step 3: Ease pain To ease pain-induced insomnia, press your index fingers against the bottom of your skull, with your left finger about a half-inch to the left of your spine, and right finger a half-inch to the right of your spine. Hold for 30 seconds to a minute. Step 4: Sleep soundly Have sweet dreams! Did You Know? Famous chronic insomnia sufferers include Napoleon, Franz Kafka, and Thomas Edison.
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