Does Acupressure Points Work For Weight Loss?

What do you think? Can acupressure points speed up metabolism? 

Tavishi Dogra
Written by: Tavishi DograPublished at: Feb 19, 2020Updated at: Feb 19, 2020
Does Acupressure Points Work For Weight Loss?

To reduce obesity you must have only heard about diet or exercise! Some people also use medicines for weight loss, which can be harmful to the body. But have you ever thought that you can lose weight by pressing just a few points of the body? Yes, you can also use acupressure technique for weight loss. Acupressure is rapidly establishing itself as an alternative therapy for diseases.

According to acupressure, there are some points in the body, which suppresses the metabolism of the body. It is simple science that if your metabolism is fast, then your body will burn more fat, which will reduce your weight soon. If you also want to reduce your weight by speeding up your metabolism, then we are telling you, those 4 points of the body, which will give benefit by pressing.

Hand pressure point


The role of the large intestine is important in the metabolism of the body. The pressure point in the body for the large intestines is found on the sides of the elbow. Suppressing this pressure point stimulates the large intestine and dissipates excess heat and moisture present in the body. 

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Tip: If you want to lose weight and get rid of stomach problems, press this point 3-4 times a day for one minute each.

Pressure point above the lip


Another pressure point for weight loss is in the upper part of your lips. By pressing the absolute middle part of the upper part of the lips, your metabolism increases and you can lose weight fast. By massaging this pressure point above the lip, you can control your appetite. This can also prevent stress from increasing.

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Tip: This process should be done twice a day for 5 minutes.

Pressure point on-ear


There is also a pressure point on the ear, which accelerates your weight loss process, (it is called the tragus). It is the small point of the outer ear where the jaw moves while eating. Suppressing this pressure point controls appetite. 

Tip: If you want to lose weight, do a round massage at this point for 3 minutes 3 times a day.

Foot pressure point


The pressure point is usually near the knees to control digestion. There is a point about 2 inches below the bowl of the ankles called ST36. Massaging this point improves your digestion and improves metabolism. This pressure point is considered the best for weight loss. 


Experts say that by massaging continuously for a week and a little diet control, weight can be reduced by about 1 pound.

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