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Sleep Quality:

The effectiveness of acupressure in improving the quality of sleep of institutionalized residents.

"This study confirmed the effectiveness of acupressure in improving the quality of sleep of elderly people and offered a nonpharmacological therapy method for sleep-disturbed elderly people."

 

Headaches:

Effect of acupressure and trigger points in treating headache: a randomized controlled trial.

"1 month of acupressure treatment is more effective in reducing chronic headache than 1 month of muscle relaxant treatment, and that the effect remains 6 months after treatment."

 

Alertness:

Using acupressure to modify alertness in the classroom: a single-blinded, randomized, cross-over trial.

"Compared to relaxation, stimulation acupressure improved alertness"

 

Lower Back Pain:

Treatment of low back pain by acupressure and physical therapy: randomised controlled trial.

"Acupressure was effective in reducing low back pain in terms of disability, pain scores, and functional status. The benefit was sustained for six months."

 

Anxiety:

Acupressure for prevention of pre-operative anxiety: a prospective, randomised, placebo controlled study.

"Both pre-operative anxiety and BIS decreased significantly during acupressure application."

 

Morning Sickness:

Effect of Nei-Guan point (P6) acupressure on ketonuria levels, nausea and vomiting in women with hyperemesis gravidarum (morning sickness).

"Acupressure application on the Nei-Guan point is effective in relieving nausea and vomiting associated with pregnancy and surgery."

 

Type 2 Diabetes:

Acupressure Therapy Inhibits the Development of Diabetic Complications in Chinese Patients with Type 2 Diabetes

"Acupressure Therapy may be an effective nonpharmacological adjunctive strategy for alleviating the development and progression of Type 2 Diabetes-related complications."

 

Stroke:

Effects of Meridian acupressure for stroke patients in Korea.

"Meridian acupressure was an effective intervention for improving the movement of the affected upper extremities, increasing activity of daily living and decreasing depression of hemiplegia stroke patients."