It has been assessed that 1 out of 10 men face some type of sexual dysfunction at some point in their lives that disturbs their quality of life as a couple and also affect their self-esteem and confidence. Problems such as erectly dysfunction or premature ejaculation are extremely common among men, and it can affect men of all age groups right from those in their 20s to 30s or those in 40s to 50s. Insignificant things such as certain lifestyle habits or stressful situations can affect a man’s potency and the building and depleting of the energy reserves of the body also has an impact on potency. Although, there is a wide variety of medications available to treat these problems, reflexology and acupressure treatment is an effective natural method to strengthen potency by reenergizing the kidneys.
Causes of Male Sexual Dysfunction
There are a number of physical and psychological causes of sexual problems in men.
- Low Testosterone levels
- Certain prescription drugs like hypertension medicine, antidepressants
- Chronic health issues like diabetes, cardiovascular diseases, neurological disorders, kidney or liver failure
- Smoking, excessive alcohol consumption, and drug abuse
- Work-related stress and anxiety
- Marital or relationship problems
- Depression and guilt
Symptoms of Impotence
Some of the warning signs of impotence and erectile dysfunction are as follows:
- Trouble getting an erection
- Difficulty in maintaining an erection
- Reduced sexual desire and libido
- Premature ejaculation
- Delayed ejaculation
- Inhibited ejaculation
- Retrograde ejaculation
9 Powerful Acupressure Points to Treat Impotence
All these acupressure points help in balancing the energy flow through the kidneys and revitalize the reproductive organs to promote better functioning.
B23 and B47
Bladder 23 and Bladder 47 are combined known as the Sea of Vitality points that are located on the lower back, between the second and the third lumbar vertebrae, two finger widths away from the spine at the level of the waist. These are extremely beneficial points of acupressure and acupuncture for infertility that helps in treating impotency, premature ejaculation, sexual reproductive problems, fatigue and lower-back pain. These points are also useful for strengthening the immune system and boosting energy flow. These points can be stimulated by applying pressure on the points using the back of your hands. Rub the points up and down for 1 minute in order to create heat and friction. Then firmly press the points using the thumb and fingertips for at least another minute.
K1 or Kidney 1 is another important point of acupressure and acupuncture for erectile dysfunction. This point is also called the Bubbling Springs, and it is located in the center of the sole of the foot, right at the base of the ball of the foot, between the two pads. This point is also used for the treatment of menopause-related problems like hot flashes, headache, neck pain, dizziness, nausea, vomiting, and constipation. This point can be stimulated by pressing it with the thumb firmly for 1 minute while you breathe deeply. Then switch to the point on the other foot.
K3 or Kidney 3 is a vital acupressure point for treating male sexual disorders. This point is named the Bigger Stream, and it can be found midway between the inside of the anklebone and the Achilles’ tendon, in the back of the ankle. It is especially useful for relieving sexual tensions, semen leakage, fatigue and loss of libido. This point can be stimulated by pressing it firmly with the thumb for 1 minute, angling the pressure towards the inner ankle bone while breathing deeply and then switching sides to stimulate the point on the other leg. This point is also useful for alleviating lumbar pain, headache, toothache, cough, asthma, insomnia, and diabetes.
St36 or Stomach 36 is an extremely popular acupressure point for treating various kinds of health issues. This is also known as the Three Mile Point, and it is situated four finger widths from the kneecap, one finger width outside the shinbone. This point helps in strengthening the whole body and improves functioning of the sexual reproductive systems. This point can be stimulated by applying deep pressure to it using the index and middle fingertips for 1 minute and then switch sides and apply pressure on the point on the other leg. Activating these points also helps to relieve gastric pain, digestive disorders, constipation, insomnia, asthma, cough, knee pain, and depression.
CV4 or Conception Vessel 4 is a significant point of acupressure and acupuncture for impotence that is widely used as one of the effective home remedies for ED (Erectile Dysfunction). This point is called the Gate Origin, and it is located precisely four finger widths below the belly button. This point helps in relieving impotence, uroreproductive problems, and urinary incontinence. This point can be stimulated by placing the fingertips between the pubic bone and belly button and applying deep pressure to the abdomen for 1 to 2 minutes while breathing deeply. It is also used to relieve lower back pain, chronic fatigue, weakness, diarrhea and menstrual problems.
B27 and B34
Bladder 27 and Bladder 34 are known as the Sacral Points, and they are an essential pair of points for male dysfunction treatment. These points are located in the sacrum, at the base of the spine, directly above the tailbone. These are useful points for treating impotency, sexual reproductive problems, sacral pain, lumbago and lower back pain. In order to stimulate these points lie down on the floor with your knees bent and feet placed flat on the floor. Lift your pelvis a little and place your hands under the pelvis on top of each other with palms facing down and then lower your pelvis on your hands. Now, move your knees from side to side for 1 minute to massage these pressure points.
CV6 or Conception Vessel 6 is yet another important point of acupressure for impotence, and male dysfunction located precisely three finger widths below the belly button. This point is especially useful for strengthening the reproductive system, treating erectile dysfunction, seminal emission, night-time urination, hernia and uroreproductive problems. This point can be stimulated by placing the fingertips between the pubic bone and belly button and applying firm and steady pressure for 1 to 2 minutes while breathing deeply. This point is also useful for women’s health issues like uterine bleeding, irregular menstruation, and hernia along with digestive disorders, fatigue and general weakness of the body.
Sp12 or Spleen 12 is a significant acupressure point for treating male infertility issues. It is also known as the Rushing Door, and it is located at the lateral end of the inguinal groove, 3 cun lateral to the upper edge of the pubic symphysis. This is the crossing point of the Spleen and Liver Meridian. This point is useful for treating abdominal discomfort, hernia and urinary disorders like retention or painful urination. This point can be stimulated by holding and pressing it with all your fingertips for 1 to 2 minutes while breathing deeply.
Sp 13 or Spleen 13 is another vital acupressure point for male dysfunction treatment which is also called the Mansion Cottage. This point is located in the pelvic area, in the middle of the crease where the leg joins the body. Stimulating this point helps in curing erectile dysfunction and abdominal discomfort. This point can be activated by applying pressure for 1 minute on the thick ligament situated in the middle of the leg crease at the top of the thigh. This point is also useful for treating thigh pain, hernia and abdominal masses like fibroids and cysts.
Stimulate these acupressure points on a daily basis in order to enhance the overall health of the reproductive organs and get rid of problems like impotence and premature ejaculation in a natural way.