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Healing with Pressure Point Therapy - Jack Forem

Healing with Pressure Point Therapy

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Published: 1st April 1999
For Ages: 18+ years old
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This comprehensive guide shows readers how to treat common health problems using a variety of pressure point therapies: acupressure, shiatsu, reflexology, acu-yoga, and trigger-point therapy. For each condition, readers can experiment to discover which of these methods work best for them. Forem offers therapies for more than 65 complaints from acne, arthritis, and weight control to eyestrain, headaches, and impotence.

More than 50 clear illustrations show readers exactly what they need to do. A section of master drawings show the complete array of points and meridians -- the same ones used in acupuncture. Then each section offers simpler drawings illustrating only the specific points needed for the condition being discussed. Concise instructions on pressure techniques accompany the illustrations.

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      A great reference and self help book for anyone interested in pressure point therapy. Covers acupressure, shiatsu and reflexology, well written and provides lots of information and diagrams. Suitable for the novice and expert - or indeed anyone looking for help with a mild chronic condition. I consider it a brilliant addition to my library of self help health books.

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      Introductionp. xi
      The Healing Power of Touchp. xii
      Fundamentals of Pressure Point Therapyp. 1
      Where Do Pressure Point Therapies Come From?p. 3
      The Body As Energyp. 4
      Revival of an Ancient Wisdomp. 5
      How Pressure Point Therapies Workp. 7
      Ch'i--The Vital Life Energyp. 7
      Science Validates Pressure Point Therapyp. 9
      Yin and Yang, Feminine and Masculine Energyp. 9
      Meridians--Channels for the Flow of Energyp. 10
      Pressure Points--The Body's Energy Trigger Pointsp. 14
      Helper Pointsp. 15
      The Benefits: What Pressure Point Therapy Can Do for Youp. 17
      Reduce Your Stress Levelp. 17
      Improve Circulation and Eliminate Toxinsp. 17
      Increase Immunityp. 18
      Eliminate Unwanted Habitsp. 19
      Relieve Pain and Heal Chronic Illnessp. 19
      Prevent and Heal Exercise-Induced Injuriesp. 19
      Bring Out Your Natural Beautyp. 20
      Establish a Better Relationship With Your Bodyp. 20
      Prevent Illness, Promote Good Healthp. 20
      Getting Acquainted with the Pressure Point Therapiesp. 23
      Acupressurep. 23
      Shiatsup. 24
      Reflexologyp. 26
      Other Methodsp. 29
      What You Need to Knowp. 33
      Illustrationsp. 35
      Acupressurep. 36
      Shiatsup. 42
      Reflexologyp. 44
      Ten Master Pressure Pointsp. 49
      Getting Started--Acupressure and Shiatsup. 55
      Preparing for Your Pressure Point Sessionp. 55
      Start with Relaxation--Quick Warm-Upp. 56
      Breathe Deeply for Extra Relaxationp. 56
      Four Basic Pressure Point Techniquesp. 58
      How to Apply Pressurep. 60
      Getting Started--Reflexologyp. 63
      Relaxation Techniquesp. 64
      The Basic Reflexology Techniquesp. 66
      How to Use Reflexology for Prevention and Healingp. 69
      Helpful Hints to Maximize Your Resultsp. 75
      Increase Your Benefits with Visualization and Conscious Attentionp. 75
      Make it a Habitp. 76
      For Best Results: Take a Holistic Approach to Your Healthp. 76
      Pressure Point Healing--An "A" to "Z" Guidep. 79
      Acnep. 81
      Allergiesp. 86
      Anemiap. 90
      Anginap. 94
      Anxietyp. 99
      Arthritisp. 106
      Asthmap. 111
      Back Painp. 119
      Bad Breathp. 129
      Beauty Secretsp. 133
      Breastfeeding Problemsp. 138
      Breathing Difficultiesp. 143
      Circulatory Problemsp. 143
      Coldsp. 147
      Constipationp. 152
      Coughp. 157
      Daily Health Builderp. 161
      Depressionp. 166
      Dermatitisp. 171
      Diarrheap. 171
      Dizzinessp. 176
      Earachep. 181
      Eating Disordersp. 186
      Eczemap. 188
      Energy Tune-Upp. 188
      Eye Strainp. 195
      Feverp. 201
      Hay Feverp. 206
      Headachesp. 206
      Hearing Problemsp. 214
      Heart Diseasep. 220
      Heart Tune-Upp. 220
      Hemorrhoidsp. 225
      Herpesp. 230
      Hiccupsp. 234
      High Blood Pressure (Hypertension)p. 237
      Hot Flashesp. 243
      Immune System Tone-upp. 243
      Impotencep. 248
      Incontinencep. 248
      Indigestionp. 255
      Insomniap. 260
      Joint Painp. 267
      Knee Painp. 268
      Memory and Mental Clarityp. 268
      Menopausep. 273
      Menstrual Difficultiesp. 280
      Migrainesp. 292
      Morning Sicknessp. 292
      Motion Sicknessp. 293
      Nausea and Vomitingp. 293
      Neck and Shoulder Tension and Painp. 296
      Painp. 303
      Pregnancy Problemsp. 314
      Premenstrual Syndrome (PMS)p. 321
      Prostate Problemsp. 328
      Sexual Problemsp. 334
      Shoulder Painp. 344
      Shoulder Tensionp. 344
      Sinus Problemsp. 345
      Skin Problemsp. 350
      Sore Throatp. 355
      Stiff Neckp. 360
      Stressp. 360
      Swelling and Water Retention (Edema)p. 366
      Tinnitus (Ringing in the Ears)p. 370
      Toothachep. 370
      Weight Controlp. 374
      Recommended Books On Pressure Point Therapyp. 380
      Indexp. 381
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      ISBN: 9780735200067
      ISBN-10: 0735200068
      Audience: General
      For Ages: 18+ years old
      Format: Paperback
      Language: English
      Number Of Pages: 401
      Published: 1st April 1999
      Country of Publication: US
      Dimensions (cm): 22.9 x 15.2  x 3.2
      Weight (kg): 0.49
      Edition Number: 1