Most of us have experienced a terrifying feeling when out of nowhere your heart starts beating fast as if it’s going to crash any moment, and you panic whether you are having a heart attack. This feeling is known as heart palpitation or a rapidly beating heart, and in most cases it is always completely harmless in itself. But this may be also a sign of heart health problem that is triggered by anxiety, and most often occurs among people who suffer from nervousness and anxiety attacks.
This problem can be successfully controlled and treated with acupressure therapy that works by relaxing the entire body and increasing circulation throughout the body.
Sea of Tranquillity is one of the vital acupressure points for the heart that helps to alleviate anxiety, nervousness and palpitation of the heart. This point is found in the middle of the breastbone, three thumb widths up from the lower edge of the bone.
To activate this point, simply press it firmly using the thumbs for 1 to 2 minutes while breathing deeply, slowly and evenly.
It will soothe chest tension, emotional imbalance, nervousness, anxiety, depression and hysteria. It also helps to treat asthma, cough, and breast issues like insufficient lactation and mastitis and sore throat.
Another powerful point of acupressure and acupuncture for anxiety relief is the Third Eye Point is located exactly between the eyebrows, on the curve where the bridge of the nose meets the forehead.
To stimulate this point just close the eyes and bring your palms together and put them on the point. Use your middle and index fingers to gently press the point for 1 minute while taking long, slow and deep breaths.
It helps to calm the entire body, relieve anxiety related symptoms, sleeping disorders, insomnia, headaches, eye problems, vertigo and dizziness and congestion of the nose.
Stimulate these point, relax your senses and calm your mind and body.