The new year is just around the corner; everyone is gearing up for the holiday cheer. As we all know too well after all the cheer comes the next morning that can be quite debilitating. You wake up with a throbbing head, heavy eyes, a stomach ache, and the feeling of a cloud hanging over your head. We’ve all heard about the standard hangover cures – a glass of water before bed, exercise to sweat it out, hair of the dog. Everyone seems to claim that one thing will rid you of a hangover, but have you ever tried a reflexology massage? A Reflexology session is a sure-fire way to get you up and going after a binger the night before. How does it work and why should you give it a go?
How Reflexology Relieves Your Hangover Effect
Reflexology is known to relieve a slew of ailments and hangovers are no exception. A reflexology session is a great natural way to relieve the effects of being over served. There is 5 key reflex points that once stimulated will have you perked up and feeling better in no time. Liver; helps the body to flush out the remaining toxins. Kidneys; to help filter and eliminate the alcohol. Stomach; reduces the nausea and tummy ache. Head; relieves the throbbing, pounding headache. Solar Plexus; brings your body back to a neutral center ground. By stimulating these 5 key points your body will get the boost it needs to overcome the dreadful hangover. To cure that dreadful hangover and get your body back to its senses you’re in need of reflexology relief!
Spa Hangover Relief Trick
If you just can’t muster to get out of bed and make it to the spa you can try to target the most important pressure point to get some relief, the liver. Press and rub the outer edge of your right foot, halfway between the middle of your foot and your pinky toe. When pressing on this area you may notice they are “crunchy” this is a sign that congestion is in the area. Continue to press and rub until this feeling dissipates.
Stimulating these pressure points will sure get your blood moving to help your body eliminate all the poison you consumed but not without the help of H2O. Hydration is key after a reflexology session hungover or not to help your body flush out the toxins just released from pressure points.
Your Holistic Happy Hour Hangover Treatment
No one likes a hangover, but it happens to the best of us. Next time you get a little “extra” Happy at happy hour just know, you don’t have to suffer the next day. Whether fighting the flu or a hangover, holistic treatments work, so give it a try and see the magical relief for yourself.