REFLEXOLOGY TREATMENT FOR ASTHMA : Asthma is a medical condition which is caused by the narrowing of the bronchial tubes in the respiratory system. This narrowing is generally caused by an inflammation due to allergic reaction or infection. Asthma can be hereditary but can also depend on an individual’s constitution. General symptoms of Asthma are wheezing, coughing, shortness of breath at night or on exertion, violent coughing and tightness in the chest. In Yoga, it is said that an Asthmatic patient generally has weak exhalation. Hence they are made to do more of breathing exercises to improve their exhalation. Asthma is a physiological condition but it can be triggered by emotional imbalance. Other triggers are allergens in food or air or certain irritants in the environment, like the presence of a pet, pollen, toxic fumes from paint on the walls, dust, unclean carpets, etc. The Nervous System helps stimulate better nerve function and will keep the person calm and relaxed. The Respiratory System obviously needs to be worked on as it is the main system that gets affected. Thumb/ finger walking and pivoting can be done on the lung area on the sole as well as the upper surface of the feet, the nasal passage and sinuses are also the areas to focus on. Working on the Lymphatic System helps improve immunity and remove stress.
REFLEXOLOGY TREATMENT FOR WEIGHT LOSS : When it comes to weight loss, there are many different methods out there. Some of the methods of weight loss that people consider include medicinal treatment such as prescription drugs and surgery. Before you opt for these invasive treatments, there are others things that you can consider. When you want to take a natural approach to loss, you may want to learn more about reflexology. While reflexology does not mean that you don’t have to watch what foods you consume and add exercise into your lifestyle, it can help to aide your weight loss effectively. Foot reflexology is one of the best things that you can when it comes to natural weight loss. Before you consider other options, make sure that you learn more about this. The feet are full of nerve endings, and studies show that many points in your feet are directly related to certain functions and processes in your body. For instance, there a certain points on your feet that are related to thyroid function and others are related to pituitary gland function. These are both very important when it comes to losing weight naturally and effectively. In fact, many medicines that are prescribed for weight loss target these areas. A well trained reflexologist will know the areas that need to be concentrated on when it comes to foot reflexology. One of the best areas to focus on when it comes to losing weight is mid way down the left foot under the fourth toe. This area targets the spleen, which an organ that helps to decrease your appetite. When a reflexologist focuses on this area of the foot, they are able to providenourishment to the spleen reflex, which can result in decrease in appetite.