First, break the clenching cycle by consciously recognizing you are clenching. Stretch your jaw by opening wide or moving laterally. You may even want to rub your jaw joints. Next, relax your jaw and gently place your tongue behind your upper front teeth. Let your tongue relax--don't push on your teeth. You will notice that you can't close your teeth in this position--that's the point. Make this your new tongue resting position. Repeat this exercise as needed.
Today's point is Stomach 6 known as "Jiache" or the Jaw chariot. As the mandible of the jaw "carrys" the teeth. This point is a great local point for any jaw or teeth issues. Tooth pain, TMJ, jaw clenching, bell's palsy,trismu, and mumps. Try acupressure on this point for teeth grinding. Use this point for facial acne as it clears heat This point will help pain anywhere along the stomach channel Stomach 6 is also known as 7th GHOST POINT.
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