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Acupressure treatment for Oedema

Oedema is accumulation of serum in the cellular tissue (fluid under the skin) resulting in the inflammation of the affected part.

Oedema can be pitting or non pitting.

Pitting oedema - in pitting oedema, depression occurs on the skin, on pressure.

•  Causes of pitting oedema

•  Intake of excessive salt

•  Steroids

•  Premenstrual (before menses)

•  Renal (kidney) disease

•  Obstruction of veins

•  Anemia

•  Protein loss

•  Pregnancy

•  Old age

•  Heart failure

•  Causes of non-pitting oedema (Lymphoedema) due to obstruction to lymphatic circulation.

•  Filaria ( elephantitis)

•  Allergic

•  Fracture

•  Cancer

•  Inflammation of veins

Acupressure treatment For oedema:-

Oedema of feet and ankles :

Du 20

CV 5,9

Sp 5, 6, 9

K 6

GB 41

UB 20

Local points of feet and ankles.

Oedema of the face :

Du 26

Generalized oedema :

St 36

UB 20, 23, 39

CV 6, 9

Sp 6

Reflex points: brain, all glands, kidneys, spinal column.

 

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