Apply deep, probing pressure with fingertip, knuckle or soft-pointed object, such as a pencil eraser.
WARNING: Please consider seeking urgent medical attention if you are experiencing severe symptoms (in the U.S.A., call 911 for emergency help)
Acupoint 12: LU-9
On the largest crease of the inner wrist, on a line with the thumb
TCM: Lung 9
Labored breathing can be quite alarming, and is a sign of a serious medical problem that must be brought to the attention of a qualified medical professional. Difficulty breathing can also be part of a serious chronic condition, and you may want to also try acupressure points for the respiratory system
and breath control
, as well as conditions such as asthma
, and pneumonia
If you have not found relief, try the same points on the opposite side of the body, or go back and try a related or similar symptom or body area. If you have not used acupressure before, please see the Instructions, then click the "Body Area" or "A-Z" tab and repeat.