Nephritis patients urinate frequently at night, and massaging Shen Que acupoint can relieve them.
Shen Que acupoint can treat frequent micturition at night because Shen Que is a key point for tonifying kidney, which has the functions of tonifying primordial qi, benefiting lower energizer, strengthening kidney yang, and filling essence. However, the frequent micturition in the elderly is mostly caused by kidney qi instability and urinary bladder failure. In the view of traditional Chinese medicine, the generation and excretion of kidney and urine are directly related to the transpiration and gasification of essence in the kidney and also play a key role in maintaining the balance of body fluid metabolism. Huangdi Neijing said, " the kidney is the organ of water, maintaining body fluid ". The instability of the lower yuan is the main or basic reason for more nocturia. Massaging shenque acupoint is one of the effective methods to treat frequent micturition.
Regarding the massage method of shenque, Chinese medicine experts have summarized the kneading method, which is to tightly attach the tip of the thumb or forefinger to the acupuncture point and suck it to the acupuncture point so that the tip of the finger can drive the tissue under the acupuncture point. Do rotary pressing and stroking movements; The rubbing method uses the fingers or palms to whirl and rub on the skin surface, and the acting force is gentle and shallow, reaching only the skin or subcutaneous. Rubbing method, the hands are alternately or forcibly rubbed at the same time; Press method, the thumb is pressed on the umbilicus and around the umbilicus, the pressing force is measured by the feeling of souring and swelling, the pressing is continued for 2 to 5 minutes, and then the decompression is slowly relaxed.It can also be intermittently pressed one by one and pressed rhythmically. Tapping method: tap rhythmically with your thumb or middle finger on the selected part. The methods of shaking, percussion and moving include harmonizing yin and yang, invigorating middle energizer and qi, promoting qi circulation and leading stagnation, strengthening spleen and stomach. During Shen Que massage, attention should be paid to disinfection. The massage should be done by gently pressing the thumb to rotate. 90 - 100 turns per minute, 2 - 3 min per time to the degree of skin flushing around the umbilicus, 1 - 2 times per day; It can also be gradually extended to the whole abdomen with the center of shenque acupoint. Of course, its scope of application is also very wide.
Article by : Peking Tung Shin Tang Chinese Medical Hospital
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