Asthma has become a common condition in the world today. People are diagnosed with asthma at a very young age. It is a common belief that a child affected with asthma will outgrow it as the time goes by. However this is not true and one should take immediate action against asthma. Asthma can be reduced to a great extent by accessing some pressure points in the body.
Acupressure Points to Relieve Asthma
Apart from taking the prescribed medicines, you can also try these acupressure techniques to reduce asthma. It should not be tried as an alternative to medication. Use these simple acupressure points to relieve yourself from asthma. If your child is facing this problem try to press these pressure points to relieve them from Asthma.
Collar Bone Pressure Point:
You will find this pressure point on the outer side of the chest. Three finger widths below the collar bone is this point to relieve asthma. This point is marked as B in the picture given. Press this point with the help of your index and middle fingers for 3 to 4 minutes. Doing this regularly will help to relieve chest congestion, tension, emotional distress and breathing difficulties.
Breast Bone Pressure Point:
You will find this pressure point in the hollow under the collar bone beside the breast bone. This point is marked as A in the above picture. Place your index and middle fingers on these points and apply pressure for 5 minutes simultaneously. You can also massage this area with circular movements. This point will help to relieve chest congestion, asthma, breathing difficulties, anxiety and coughing. This is a very effective pressure point to relieve asthma related problems.