Acupressure for Common Ailments

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Simon & Schuster, 1991 - Health & Fitness - 95 pages
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A GAIA ORIGINAL

Finally, the remarkable healing power of acupresssure is made accessible to everyone. This book shows you how the simple application of finger pressure to specific points on the surface of the body stimulates subtle energies that can alleviate many common ailments.

Acupressure for Common Ailments demystifies the Oriental origins of this therapy. It enables you to treat conditions that may otherwise require sophisticated forms of drug treatment. Clear illustrations make the body's pressure points easy to locate.

This self-help guide enables anyone, from a complete beginner to practicing therapists, to treat ailments from arthritis to asthma, and other health problems such as sinusitis, sore eyes, colds and influenza, indigestion, nausea and acidity, menstrual pain, cystitis and sciatica, depression, anxiety, and shock. It will appeal to all those who want to implement the healing powers of the body without recourse to the prescription pad.

* Learn how to use the body's natural healing processes
* Understand the importance of the holistic approach to healing
* Replace drug therapy with gentle healing techniques
* Boost the immune system and relieve ailments such as postviral syndrome, hemorrhoids, and earache

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Contents

Introduction
8
Part
37
Summary of points
88
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About the author (1991)

Founder and Director of the European Shiatsu School, Chris Jarmey has been teaching shiatsu since 1974. He was the first person to practice shiatsu in the British National Health Service, and has taught extensively in the United States, Europe. and the Far East. His medical qualifications include training in physiotherapy.

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