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Acupressure Points For Cervical & Menstrual Problems (Period Pain)

Acupressure can help ​improve your body’s energy flow and bring balance to the hormonal fluctuations that can contribute to problems with your monthly period​.

Using the right acupressure points can help relieve your muscular tension​, which helps with period cramps and pain.

​​Regular use of acupressure ​can help stimulate the endocrine system of the body which will help balance your hormones in the long term, leading to more peaceful, less painful periods in the future.

​Hormonal balance and muscle tension release will make the transition into your period as smooth as possible.

Acupressure can also help reduce constipation and bloating by relieving local tension in the digestive system.

Use the following acupressure points to relieve menstrual pain & related issues:

1. Spleen 12 & Spleen 13

Acupressure Point - Spleen 12, Spleen 13

​These pressure points are great for relieving menstrual cramps, especially pain in the groin and abdomen.

​​Apply pressure ​to these points whenever you experience pain or cramping in the pelvic region.

2. Bladder 27 through Bladder 34

Acupressure Point - Bladder 27-34

​These acupressure points are all near the base of the spine, slightly above the tailbone.

​Use them for relieving menstrual cramps and especially for lower back pain.

​Points on your back can be difficult to stimulate properly by yourself. One way is to lay down on your back and put your hands under the base of your spine, creating pressure at this area. Alternatively, get your spouse to massage this area for you.

3. Conception Vessel 4 & 6

Acupressure Point - Conception Vessel 4
Acupressure Point - Conception Vessel 6

These two points are useful for stimulating the energies of the reproductive system in general.

They will be beneficial for ​practically any health problem related to your period. Use them to heal irregular periods, reproductive problems, PMS, menstrual cramps, abnormal vaginal discharge, constipation, and incontinence.

4. Bladder 48

Acupressure Point - Bladder 48

This point is used for relieving pelvic tension, which is ​often caused by ​the menstrual cycle.

Relieving this tension will reduce cramping and help with urinary problems.

​5. Spleen 6

Acupressure Point - Spleen 6

Caution: Do not stimulate this point during months 8-9 of pregnancy.

​This point will energize the Spleen to reduce abnormal water retention in the body related to your period.

It will also help with menstrual cramps, irregular vaginal discharge, and pain in the genitals.

6. Spleen 4

Acupressure Point - Spleen 4

​This extra point for energizing the Spleen will also help reduce bloating, cramps, and relieve PMS.