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Tips from Dr. Chan – Acupressure Points for Hair Loss

Tips from Dr. Chan – Acupressure Points for Hair Loss

Acupressure is a centuries old practice that can improve your immune system and circulation through the massage and stimulation of pressure points. In regards to hair loss, acupressure’s positive effect on blood circulation can increase blood flow to your scalp which can subsequently revitalize the area, control baldness, and promote new hair growth. 

If you’re struggling with hair loss and looking for remedies you can use at home, try these four commonly used acupressure points. 

***If you do not wish to use your fingers to perform the acupressure, you can also use an acupressure stick.***
Using the numbers on the diagram below, learn how acupressure in each of these areas can help reduce hair loss and promote new growth.
outline of face detailing pressure point locations for hair loss acupressure

1. Wangu (GB12)

Calm the mind and reduce stress to reduce hair loss.

Press gently for about 1 minute between the lateral end of the eyebrow and the outer canthus of the eye. You can also press in a circular motion with finger.

2. Taiyang (EXTRA 5/M-HN-9)

Encourage hair growth and/or improve headache pain.

Use your thumb or forefinger and apply pressure to the zone at the anterior 1/3 of the skull. You can also apply pressure in a circular motion with finger.

3. Fengchi (GB20)

Improve blood circulation to the neck/head/scalp.

Use your thumb or forefinger to apply pressure to the area behind your earlobe, near the base of the skull, either constant pressure or in a circular motion with finger.

4. Baihui (GV20)

Improve blood circulation in the head.

Press gently on the acupressure point at the top of your head for about 1 minute. Release your finger for about 30 seconds, and repeat the process for few times.

If you have any questions or concerns regarding your hair loss situation, visit me at Lotus Health where I can provide personalized care for you and your individual needs. 

In good health,

Dr. Chan

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