Shiatsu against hunger
According to the discipline of shiatsu there are a number of exact points on the body that, when pressure is applied to them, help to reduce anxiety and the sensation of hunger. These are simple techniques that you should use periodically.
+ Shiatsu is a healing discipline based on ancient Oriental philosophy. Although this technique dates back more than 6,000 years, it new for Western cultures. Shiatsu was recently introduced to the West in the 20th century. The method uses finger pressure on points or meridians that run along the body to balance the body's energy. This practice may be beneficial in cases of overweight, because applying pressure on specific points may help to reduce the appetite, while at the same time improving relaxation and relieving the anxieties that make you eat compulsively.
TO CONTROL YOUR HUNGER
Pressing on certain points helps to suppress hunger permitting prolonged periods between meals and the reducing of serving sizes.
On the legs
If you apply pressure to the point that is the equivalent of a hand width apart from underneath the knee, in the hollow spot between the shin and calf, this may help to reduce the sensation of hunger, especially if it is applied in combination with the following pressure point.
On the ankle
Press on the point that is the equivalent of a hand width distance from the internal edge of the bone on the inner ankle. This may help to reduce the sensation of hunger, especially if it is applied in combination with the previous pressure point.
TO REDUCE ANXIETY
Applying pressure on the following points may help to relax and balance emotional levels for people who are overweight.
On the lip
To relax and calm hunger, press on the hollow between your upper lip and nose.
On the wrist
Activate the point located on the edge of the inner part of your wrist that's aligned to your pinkie finger.
On the fingers
Massage your fingertips with your thumb. Next apply pressure on each fingertip, inhale and release the pressure as you exhale. After exhaling move on to the next fingertip.
On the foot
Apply pressure on the point connected to the nervous system, located in the middle of the sole of the foot.
On the ears
Using your thumb and index finger, apply pressure along your outer ear. Apply pressure for a few seconds and then release.