December 29, 2011

The self-healing tips for HANGOVER

submitted by Amara Charles Back

The self-healing tips for HANGOVER are finally here!
Re-posted from Cedric Sun
from his blog: New (but old) ways to stay healthy

There are often 2 major kinds of hangover symptoms:

1: Headache being the main symptom, with eye swollen or/and echo in the head from talking. This is usually caused by acetaldehyde accumulation.
2: Bad emotion being the main symptom, with nauseous or vomiting. This is usually caused by acute gastritis.
If you went hardcore the night before then you may have both. If you have swollen fingers or even losing conscious, then it’s probably alcohol intoxication and you better have someone call 911 for you.

To save you from symptom 1, find the following points:

No.1 Bai Hui: midpoint of the line between the two ears, very top point of the head. Method: press. (Picture above)

 

No.2 Tian Zhu: on the neck, level with C2, in the depression at the lateral border of trapezius. Method: rub.

 

No.3 Gan Shu: level with T9, 2 fingers away from the spine. Method: tap, hit or rub (Don’t worry if you can’t find the exact locations, even you are just working the area it will still work.)

To Save you from symptom 2, simply rub the up, down, left and right, 4 points that are about 3cm from the bellybutton, then press them down, hold about 6 seconds then release. Repeat about 10 times or simply till you feel better.

Hope this helps! (Although I have not yet got a chance to test them myself )

Cedric Sun

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