Case: First Aid for Migraines

I started suffering from debilitating migraines approximately 15 years ago, (when I was going ‘against my grain’ of course). I took ibuprofen on a regular basis, not to alleviate the migraines, but to prevent them. At the time, I was already studying holistic and complementary therapies, and I came to the conclusion very quickly that this…

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Jin Shin Jyutsu First Aid for Pain Relief

I have experienced many incidents when I was able to manage and control pain in my body with Jin Shin Jyutsu holds. It constantly amazes me that knowing where to put the hands on the body can have such a dramatic and speedy effect! This is one of my most dramatic and personal experiences of…

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Case 5: The Power of the THUMB

Someone says to me: ‘I can’t sleep, my mind is full of thoughts and worry.’ I say: ‘Hold your thumb.’ She holds her thumb and she is able to sleep. She says to me: ‘It was amazing! I held my thumb and the next thing I knew it was morning!’ So simple. Someone says to…

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Case 4: High Blood Pressure

A friend of mine was well into her pregancy. She went for a check up and was told that her blood pressure was unusually high. She had been on one of my Jin Shin Jyutsu self-help courses so I reminded her to hold her MIDDLE finger a lot. Some time later I asked her how…

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Case 3: Muscles in a Spasm

Years ago I had long hair. I had just washed it and was combing it out. I remember that reaching down to comb it was rather awkward sometimes because my shoulders were tense, but it was never a real problem until this particular day. I made a wrong move, and my whole right shoulder went…

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