Acupressure's Potent Points: A Guide to Self-Care for Common Ailments

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Random House Publishing Group, Nov 9, 2011 - Health & Fitness - 272 pages
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With your hands you have potential to relieve everyday aches, pains and ailments without taking drugs, to improve your health, and to increase your vitality. Acupressure is an ancient healing art that uses the fingers to stimulate key points on the skin that, in turn, activate the body's natural self-healing processes. With this book, it is a skill you can learn now--and use in your own home.

In Acupressure's Potent Points, Michael Reed Gach, founder and director of the Acupressure Institute of America, reveals simple techniques that enable you to relieve headaches, arthritis, colds and flu, insomnia, backaches, hiccups, leg pain, hot flashes, depression, and more--using the power and sensitivity of your own hands.

This practical guide covers more than forty ailments and symptoms, from allergies to wrist pain, providing pressure-point maps and exercises to relieve pain and restore function. Acupressure complements conventional medical care, and enables you to take a vital role in becoming well and staying well. With this book you can turn your hands into healing tools--and start feeling good now.

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This is a wonderful easy to read and understand book. If you are interested in becoming more healthfully self empowered this book will help. Ive used it to reduce coughing spells nausea backache ... Read full review

Want Relief? Get To The Point!

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In a nutshell, "Acupressure's Potent Points" shows the reader how they can use acupressure on themselves to relieve stress related problems. So what exactly is acupressure? Well, its an ancient ... Read full review


Asthma and Breathing Difficulties
Backache and Sciatica
Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
Colds and
Cramps and Spasms
Depression and Emotional Balancing

Ankle and Foot Problems
Anxiety and Nervousness
Arthritis and Nonarticular Rheumatism

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Michael Reed Gach, PhD, Dipl ABT, founded the Acupressure Institute in 1976, one of the leading international training schools in Asian bodywork. Gach is a national expert on acupressure therapy and has taught over 100,000 people from all over the world. He is also the originator of Acu-Yoga, a self-healing system of exercises that integrates acupressure and yoga. Gach received his PhD from Columbia Pacific University in health and human services.

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