Li Yu, a doctor in the Qing Dynasty once said: “The key to health preservation is to put sleep first. Sleep can restore energy, sleep can nourish Qi, sleep can strengthen the spleen and stomach, and sleep can strengthen the body.” Bones and tendons”. Sleep is an essential part of our life. People spend 1/3 of their life in sleep. Long-term lack of sleep can lead to memory loss, increased heart burden, endocrine disorders, and adolescents can also affect growth and development. Wait. How can I get a good night’s sleep? The following is a summary of the 5 sleep-promoting acupoints in traditional Chinese medicine. Massage for 5 minutes before going to bed, and you will sleep until dawn.
01An Mian Point strong>
Position: Sitting or prone position , first find Yifeng and Fengchi points, there is a depression behind the earlobe is Yifeng point, the depression on the outer edge of the two large tendons on the back of the skull is Fengchi point, and the midpoint between the two points is Anmian point.
Function: Treat insomnia caused by neurasthenia.
02Shenmen Point< /span>
Location: At the transverse crease of the wrist, extending from the little finger down to the depression at the end of the base of the palm.
Effects: Replenishing the heart, calming the mind and mind.
03Yongquan Point< /span>
Position: foot The first third of the line connecting the head of the 2nd and 3rd toe seams and the heel in the front depression.
Effect: dredge the heart and kidney, relieve fatigue and help sleep.
04Yintang point span>
Position: Two eyebrows midpoint of the line.
Effects: Refreshing the brain, improving eyesight, and helping sleep.
05Laogong Point< /span>
Position: When you make a fist and bend your fingers, the middle finger points to the palm.
Effects: clearing the heart fire, calming the mind, and helping sleep.
If you feel soreness, numbness, swelling, and pain when pressing the acupuncture points, it means that you have pressed the acupuncture points correctly, which is a manifestation of “deqi”. In addition to massaging these acupuncture points, we should also do: Avoid drinking coffee, strong tea and other refreshing drinks at night, avoid nervous and anxious emotions, maintain the regularity of life and rest, soak feet in hot water before going to bed, etc. Only by persisting for a period of time can the insomnia be completely improved.
< p data-track="51">Source: Shanxi Provincial Hospital of Traditional Chinese Medicine