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By Jacqueline Young

This sensible consultant demonstrates with new step by step photos, the place to put strain for every therapy.

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Breathe freely and visualize healthy and vital urinary and gynaecological organs. Benefits: Strengthens the kidneys, adrenals, urinary bladder and gynaecological organs and promotes good hormonal balance. Can prevent or relieve insomnia, asthma, sore throats, ear problems, toothache and low back pain. For women, can help regulate menses and prevent menstrual problems. For men, can strengthen sexual function and treat impotence and premature ejaculation. 13. Pericardium 6: Circulation and Cardiac Function Location: Between the tendons on the inside of the arm, 3 finger widths above the wrist crease closest to the palm.

Use the thumbs to locate and apply pressure to the acupoint on the soles of alternate feet or both feet simultaneously for 30 seconds to 1 minute. Use sustained pressure or apply small massage rotations to the acupoint. In cases of blood pressure problems, apply only light pressure. Breathe deeply and visualize vital energy flowing throughout the body and healthy kidneys. Benefits: Promotes vitality and stimulates the flow of energy throughout the body. Relieves fatigue and acts as a natural stimulant.

Work in psychophysiology and psychology has clearly shown the effects of stress on both the physical body and on the mental state: performance is impaired, chemical changes occur, concentration deteriorates and a sense of well-being is lost. This work has led to the development of a range of psychological techniques to promote both mental and physical health-techniques for relaxation, stress management, positive thinking and attitudinal change. As we assimilate this wide range of knowledge and experience and try to put it into practice in our daily lives, our attention must also be drawn to the wonderful range of self-care practices advocated by ancient healing traditions.

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