Are you suffering from migraine or chronic headache? Do you want an acne-free skin to look more beautiful? Or is this the depression that is deteriorating the quality of your life?
If you are in seek of an alternative therapy to treat all such conditions effectively, cupping therapy is the way to go.
Did you know in what ways cupping therapy can be useful for you? Noticeably, the British Cupping Society incorporates cupping for the treatment of a host of conditions. For instance, migraines, skin problems, hypertension, gynecological disorders, rheumatic diseases, blood disorders, varicose veins, and the list goes on.
More interestingly, many athletes and celebs are having cupping in the present times which is adding to the popularity of cupping at a global level.
Are you curious to know more about cupping? Keep on reading to get an idea of what it is and what potential benefits cupping has for you:
Having a Chinese origin, cupping is a kind of therapeutic treatment for soothing deep tissue scar, relieving pain, reducing muscle knots as well as inflammation.
Furthermore, ancient Persian medicine has also incorporated cupping since they considered it as an evacuator of the morbid elements from the organs that are compromised.
Also, cupping was used as a treatment of cough in the past.
Moreover, cupping is of two types i.e.,
Confused about which way to go? Well, when it comes to deciding which method of cupping to go for, there are a few of the factors to consider. In fact, your preferences, your practitioner, as well as your health condition, requires consideration to determine which method should you opt for.
But, what about the procedure of cupping? Unlike many other treatments, it includes placing cups on the skin for the creation of suction in cupping. Adding to it, the suction is helpful in healing through blood circulation.
There are few researchers portraying cupping therapy as a positive approach for various health conditions. Let’s dig deep into it:
As long as you receive this treatment from an expert health professional, it poses no dangers to your health. Nevertheless, a person can experience the following mild side effects:
Key Takeaway: In case of experiencing any of these side effects, you need to consult your practitioner. So, he/she could provide you with remedies or tips to follow prior to your session for avoiding any discomfort.
More importantly, cupping is not recommended for every person. Let’s have a look below to know who should avoid cupping or requires additional caution prior to undergoing this treatment:
In spite of getting relief from pain or experiencing other health benefits, cupping treatment can cause a skin infection and/or bruising of your skin. However, with proper care and treatment, you can keep such unwanted conditions at bay.
Want to know why skin infection or bruising happens after cupping?
As stated earlier, cupping treatment entails a cup that is placed on your skin which is then suctioned or heated or onto your skin.
Oftentimes, fire is used to heat the cup. It’s heated along with paper, alcohol or herbs that are kept into the cup directly.
Afterward, there occurs removal of the source of fire and the heated cup is kept on your skin directly with its opened side.
After the placement of hot cup onto the skin, cooling of the air takes place presented inside the cup. Further, there occurs a creation of vacuum drawing the skin as well as muscles in the upward direction into the cup. From there, your skin is probable of turning red because of the response of blood vessels to the changing in the pressure
After the removal of cups, the practitioner should cover the formerly cupped regions with bandages and ointment.
This is helpful in the prevention of infection.
Usually, it takes 10 days to get rid of any mild bruising that took place during the session.
Although the procedure of cupping appears very odd and painful, it is not hurting that much.
Keeping in view the claims of some individuals, it takes pinching or pulling of the skin at the start of the treatment. However, this diminishes during the session and the sensation lessens because of the lessened congestion of the tissues with time.
Notably, many people want to have this treatment once again. Because, why not? Everyone wants to have such a relaxing and soothing treatment again and again.
Nonetheless, odds are you get bruises after receiving the treatment which will vanish after few days of the treatment.
Just think of having a relaxing and painless back after getting this treatment. Isn’t it really compelling to get this treatment and that too for a good reason?
So, give it a try for the best of your own health and to be alive and kicking. At least, it would give you the experience to remember since the treatment is of a unique kind. Don’t you think so?
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