Self Massage for Treating Womens Health
Problems. Many women have severe problems with
menstrual cramps and premenstrual syndrome.
It can also help harmonize the large and
small intestine. It has benefits for the
spleen, stomach, and gallbladder. If you want
to help your stomach problems with self-message
you may also want to use warm oil with cinnamon
to help warm your tummy.
It can help you through your period and help
with loose stools and severe abdominal cramps.
There are several moves you can do to help
soothe problems in the abdominal area. Start
with lying on a flat and firm surface.
You may want to place a small pillow under
your knees if you have problems with your lower
back. Close your eyes and practice deep
breathing techniques. Avoid distractions by
trying to keep your mind blank not allowing
outside forces crowd in and disrupt your
Begin by placing your right palm on your
abdomen just above your navel. Your thumb
should lie against the skin and point toward
your chin. If your left hand is your dominant
hand, put that hand down and place the other
hand on top of your dominant hand.
Feel the warmth under your hands and breathe
deeply in and out slowly. Begin rubbing your
stomach in a clockwise motion. Repeat the
motion from 20 to 40 times. Once your have
completed those motions, raise your hands to
the lower part of your rib cage on both sides
of your body.
Massage down the length of your body into
the pelvic and groin area. Repeat this massage
motion five times. Then move your hand to the
lower part of your abdomen in the center and
repeat the clockwise motion for 20 to 40
Move to a sitting position and inhale. Turn
your neck and head only, not your body, and
look over your left shoulder, breathe out. Then
inhale as your turn your neck and head to look
over your right shoulder, and
Still in a sitting position, place your right
hand along the waist on the left side of your
body while you inhale. Slowly move your palm
forward along your waist to your navel while
Reverse this movement for the other side.
Next, work on your lower body rubbing your hand
down the front of your lower torso over your
hipbones and to the top of your
When you are using this massage technique,
make it one long slow motion with your palm
open and flat. Return to the first position
and replace your hands in the same location
rubbing to the count of six. Breathing is
important for this massage technique.
Theraputic Massage Terms and
Massage has the
ability to reduce the cortisol
levels in the body and cortisol
has the ability to destroy the
immune systems defensive
So, when the
cortisol levels are lowered the
immune system has a better
defense against disease and
illness because there are more
defensive cells in our body
ready to ward of the foreign
Breathe in on the count of three and
breathe out on the count of six. Keep your
eyes closed or only half open to avoid
This form of self-massage will be able to
relieve the symptoms of PMS, menstrual
cramping and loose stools because of cold.
This form of self-massage is simple to do
and may help relieve your symptoms without
drugs that may have side effects.