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Acupressure Point of the Day: Pericardium 6

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Acupressure point of the day! 📍Pericardium 6 (PC 6)

The pericardium channel is often used in the treatment of emotional health. Its job is to encase and protect the heart ❤️. PC 6 is used in most of my point prescriptions because most of us can really use its benefits!

It's a nifty little point that packs a HUGE punch 👊. It calms the mind, relieves stomach aches & nausea (can be used during pregnancy), and opens the chest.

You can find it 3 finger widths from the wrist crease (put your three middle fingers together to measure), in between the two tendons in the center of the forearm.

If you're experiencing stress, anxiety, insomnia, overthinking, nausea, vomiting, or chest tightness, press on this point with moderate pressure while taking 10 deep breaths. Don't forget to repeat on the other side.

Ever wonder how those anti-nausea bracelets work? This is how! They press on this point 🤯. I practice this often, sometimes daily.. no shame in my game! I hope it works for you too!


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Sophia is a Licensed Acupuncturist and Herbalist in Denver, Colorado. Her practice, Arnesen Acupuncture & Holistic Medicine is conveniently located at I-25 and Evans in South Denver. She is nationally board certified by the National Certification Commission of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (NCCAOM), as well as Clean Needle Technique and CPR/First Aid certified. She received her Master's of science in Traditional Chinese Medicine from CSTCM in Denver. She has a passion for providing complementary and integrative treatment options for her patients in any stage of their lives. She has a special interest in the treatment of women's health, including menstrual irregularities, optimizing fertility, painful menses, hormonal imbalance, amenorrhea, etc. She also finds passion in treating anxiety, stress, digestion, insomnia and optimizing immunity. She believes wholeheartedly in showing patients that they have alternative options with fewer side effects compared to traditional western medicine with the use of traditional Chinese medicine which includes acupuncture, Chinese herbal medicine, cupping and more.

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