September 15, 2014

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How to self-apply acupressure to vanquish nausea in any situation

It’s common for people to suffer nausea after having surgery -- and it’s not only uncomfortable but also provokes concern for issues of immobility, incisions and fresh sutures. Curiously, no matter how sophisticated and complex your surgical procedure may have been, an effective antidote to the nausea may be a simple and drug-free one, placing pressure at a certain point on your wrist. There have been numerous studies on this in the last several years, and recently a Cochrane review confirmed that stimulating the wrist acupressure point significantly reduces the risk of postsurgery nausea and vomiting for many people.