Toothache

A toothache is an aching pain in or around a tooth. In most cases toothaches are caused by problems in the tooth or jaw, such as cavities, tooth rot, or gum disease. However, toothache may also be a sign the heart disease, such as angina or a heart attack, due to referred pain. Acupressure provides only symptomatic relieve of toothache.

In addition to acupressure, the pain of toothache can be treated with oil of cloves on packing in the sore tooth. Systemic antibiotics and analgesics such as acetaminophen (paracetamol) or NSAIDs may also help.

Sit comfortably or lie down, close your eyes and breath deeply when massaging the active points.

Step 1. Li4 - less painful side

Step 2. Li4 - other side

Step 3. St6- less painful side

Step 4. St6 - other side

Step 5. St3- less painful side

Step 6. St3 - other side

 

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