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Thai Massage & Acupressure for Headaches

Thai Massage & Acupressure for Headaches at Kocoon Spa

Thursday May 19  At Kocoon Spa Do you have sometimes headaches ? Stressed out by your work or simply tired ? About One in six american suffer chronic headache every year, according to howstuffworks. A worrying phenomenon which is growing. Together, we would like to find solutions to fight headache. At Kocoon Spa, we give you the opportunity to learn Thai massage for headaches with a professional Thai Massage Therapist: Ingrid Tsai. She is a member certified in Professional Thai Massage for Therapy and Thai Massage for Health at Watpo.
  • Date : Thursday, May 19
  • Time : 7:00pm - 8:30pm
  • Price : 350RMB/person - cash payment only
  • Reservation at : community[at]
  • Space is limited, book now !
  • Thai massage practitioner : Ingrid Tsai
  • Book your private session on the day of the event and enjoy 10% off
  • Dresscode: This massage is performed with clothe on. You can prepare some comfortable clothe and change at the spa.
  • No experience is needed, all levels are welcome!

About Ingrid Tsai:

Inspired by the foundations of the traditional Thai medicine and her continuous interest in exploring alternative ways of healing, Ingrid Tsai found in Thai Massage not only a beautiful but also effective traditional technique. Member of the Thai Healing Alliance and certified in Professional Thai Massage for Therapy and Thai Massage for Health at Watpo- Thailand, where she learned the traditional 2 hours massage sequence, acupressure and different therapies to approach common ailments. Carried out on a floor mattress and without the use of oils, Thai massage uses thumbs and palms pressure, stretching and stimulating energy (sen) lines to achieve complete relaxation and revitalization. Definitely an excellent way to improve circulation, decrease blood pressure, eliminate toxins, gain flexibility, reduce stress, increase energy levels, amongst other benefits.



Kocoon spa 通过泰式按摩和指压疗法缓解疼痛

Kocoon spa 5月19日 星期四 你经历过间断性头痛吗?工作压力过大或者疲劳?每年美国六分之一的都会由于工作而引起慢性头痛。一个令人担忧的现象正在增多。我们要找到解决方式来对抗头痛。 Kocoon spa 将为您提供机会来学习针对缓解头痛的专业性泰式按摩。特邀导师 Ingrid , 她是卧佛寺的一家经过认证的治疗型和保健型泰式按摩组织的成员。
  • 日期: 星期四, 5月19日
  • 时间: 晚7点至8点半
  • 价格: 350元/人,只接受现金支付
  • 预约: community[a]
  • 位置有限,赶快行动吧!
  • 泰式按摩导师:Ingrid Tsai
  • 在活动当天预约私人课程可享受9折优惠 : 预约


灵感来自传统的泰式医学基础和她在探索另类的治疗方式持续的兴趣。Ingrid 发现泰式按摩不仅漂亮而且是有效的传统技术。 她是泰国治愈联盟和卧佛寺的经过认证的治疗型专业泰式按摩和保健泰式按摩组织的成员,在这里她学会了针对常见疾病的传统的2小时按摩和指压疗法序列。 在地板的垫子上不需要使用精油,泰式按摩只通过大拇指和手掌压力,拉伸和刺激能量(SEN)线实现完全的放松和振奋,绝对是改善血液循环,降低血压,消除毒素和增加弹性,减少压力,提高能量水平的一种极好的途径。 

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How to find relief from migraines

By Yvette C. Terrie for U.S. News
 Everyone gets a headache now and then, but migraine headaches are characterized by recurring attacks of moderate to severe headache pain. Often called migraines, these headaches are a common neurologic condition that can negatively affect an individual’s quality of life. If you suffer from migraines, you are not alone. According to the National Headache Foundation and the American Migraine Study, more than 37 million individuals in the United States are affected by migraines, making them the second-most common type of headache. Migraines are most common among individuals ages 25 to 50, and migraines are three times more common in females than in males. Migraines typically start in childhood and may get better or worse as an affected individual ages. Research from the National Headache Foundation suggests that migraines tend to run in some families and that 70 to 80 percent of migraine sufferers have a family history of migraines. If you are like the 37 million individuals in the United States who are affected by migraines : We have a product suitable for you at Kocoon Spa : Head & Scalp Guasha at Kocoon Spa Our Anti Migraine Head & Scalp Guasha is espe­cially rec­om­mended for headaches and migraine attacks, low energy and com­mon cold. Otherwise we also have workshop and private sessions at Kocoon Spa created to learn thai massage moves for headaches :

Signs and Symptoms :

Migraines may last four to 72 hours and can disrupt your life. Some individuals who get migraines experience warning symptoms, known as an aura, before the onset of the migraine. An aura involves a group of symptoms including vision changes. The most common symptom associated with migraines is a throbbing pain on one side of the head. The signs and symptoms vary among individuals and may include:
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Blurred vision and/or a temporary blind spot
  • A zigzagging or flashing light
  • Sensitivity to light, smell and sound
  • Dizziness
  • Fatigue
  • Difficulty concentrating
  • Cause and Common Triggers
While the exact cause of migraines is not known, genetics and environmental factors have been identified as possible causes. Several triggers include:
  • Stress
  • Fatigue
  • Anxiety
  • Caffeine withdrawal
  • Changes in weather, altitude and/or air pressure
  • Hormonal changes, like those that occur during a menstrual cycle or pregnancy
  • Environmental factors, such as noise, bright lights or certain odors
  • Consumption of vasoactive substances in certain foods, such as nitrates, tyramine (i.e. in aged cheese) red wine and monosodium glutamate
  • Alcohol consumption
  • Use of certain pharmacologic agents, such as nitrates, oral contraceptives, nifedipine and postmenopausal hormones
  • Changes in sleep or eating patterns
  • Smoking
  • Diagnosis
There is no single test for diagnosing migraines. If you suspect you are having a migraine, your doctor will review your medical history and symptoms as well as conduct complete physical and neurologic exams. Other medical tests, such as computed tomography or magnetic resonance imaging, may be ordered to rule out other medical conditions.

Treatment :

The medications used for managing migraines are typically classified as preventive or pain-relieving medications. Treatment is determined by the frequency and severity of your migraines, the cause of your migraines, your other medical conditions, and your allergy history. Your pharmacist will explain how to take your medication. Some medications are taken daily, while others are taken at the onset of a migraine. In addition, several OTC products are marketed for the treatment of mild to moderate migraines. These products contain analgesics such as acetaminophen, ibuprofen and aspirin, as well as caffeine. It is important to note that self-treatment of migraines is only recommended after a diagnosis has been confirmed. To prevent drug interactions, contraindications or adverse reactions, it is important to discuss the use of these products with your doctor or pharmacist beforehand. Some patients with migraines may find relief by using alternative remedies such asbiofeedback, acupuncture, relaxation techniques and nutritional supplements.

Management and Prevention :

The best way to prevent migraines is to take your medication at the first sign of a migraine or before being exposed to a known trigger. Keeping a headache diary may help you identify possible triggers. Lifestyle modifications may reduce the frequency and severity of migraines; modifications include avoiding known triggers, exercising regularly, taking medication as directed and not skipping meals. You can ease the pain and discomfort associated with migraines by:
  • Getting sufficient sleep
  • Keeping a headache diary to determine your headache triggers
  • Resting and relaxing when possible, and reducing stress

Conclusion :

Migraine pain can be unbearable, so it is important for you to take your medication as directed and to seek immediate medical care if you do not obtain relief or if your migraine worsens. If you are taking any other medications, have other medical conditions, or are pregnant or breast-feeding, you should never take any medication until you have consulted your primary health care provider.


Source : huffingtonpost

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