Acupressure is simple to do; even self-acupressure treatment is possible after proper training/practice. Self-acupressure treatment may be difficult if the acupoint is not reachable, in such case get help from your loved ones.
Acupuncture may be effective in treating diabetes also in preventing and managing complication of the disease.
For tools to perform acupressure treatment, you need a blunt object or can use your fingers, but be careful about your nail that should not hurt you. If you decided to do with a blunt object, then choose an object such as a backside of the pencil or pen or other similar objects.
What is Cun?
One cun in acupressure/acupuncture is a measure of the width of a person's thumb (it is specifically patient's thumb) at the knuckle, whereas the width of the two forefingers denotes 1.5 cun and the width of four fingers side-by-side is three cuns.
How to locate acupressure point (acupoint)?
You need to locate the acupressure point perfectly to your best. If you can locate it exactly, then the result will be the best. Otherwise, the result will be slightly lower than expected. Surely, you will get benefits, even if you cannot locate the exact acupressure points; only quantities of benefit vary. Acupoint Location is mention in “Cun” from any physical location.
How do you stimulate Acupoint for diabetes healing?
Now using a blend object or your finger, apply gentle firm pressure on the acupoint for about 15 counts (approximately 15 seconds) and then release the pressure. Then apply gently pressure with anticlockwise rotation for 15 times on the acupoint. You have done, you have successfully stimulated that particular acupoint, and you are required to do it for the other acupoints.
What can you expect from diabetes acupressure?
After diabetes acupressure self-treatment; just sit back, relax and ready to welcome amazing health benefits. Some of them are better blood-glucose control as well as overall physical & mental health improvement.
Physically, you can be able to get sound sleep in the night, fresh and energetic in the day. Mentally, you feel happiness, stress-free and anger-free, simply a new personality loved by all.
Important before diabetes acupressure
On the first day of the acupressure treatment, you may experience extreme weakness or fatigue, particularly during sleep. You may feel numbness or twinkling sensation in your foot soles. It might be due to the unlocking of Qi blockage and restoration of normal Qi flow.
You can manage this extreme weakness by taking any multivitamin supplement on the first day of acupressure treatment. This weakness is only on the first day of the treatment; it also confirms that your acupressure healing touch is working.
You will not experience any weakness from your next acupressure treatment.