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How to Relieve Menstrual Cramps with Acupressure

Don't suffer through one more bout of period pain. Instead, try this trick from the ancient Chinese healing art acupressure.

You will need

  • Two hands

Step 1 Find the sweet spot Find the acupressure spot SP-6, called the Sanyinjiao point. Located four finger widths above your inner ankle bone, just behind the shinbone, it helps relax the cervix, according to Chinese medicine.

Step 2 Press it with your thumb Take your thumb and press on the point for six seconds, then release it for two seconds. Keep this up for five minutes.

Step 3 Switch feet Switch to the other leg and repeat.

Step 4 Repeat Repeat once more on each leg.

Step 5 Feel good Feel good knowing you have a powerful new weapon against menstrual cramps.