Matters needing attention when cupping

Pay attention to your physical condition. Have heart disease, severe anemia, leukemia, thrombocytopenia and other blood diseases, skin allergies, edema, edema, high blood pressure, blood disorders and bleeding tendency, skin diseases and pregnant women, menstrual periods, as well as oversatisfaction, excessive Cupping is not suitable when thirsty, hungry or drunk.

Some parts should not be pulled out. Navel, anterior heart area, delicate skin, damaged areas, varicose veins, scars, nipples and bone protrusions are not suitable for extraction. It is best not to remove the old marks before cupping.

Do not take a bath immediately after cupping. After cupping, the skin is in a injured state, sensitive and fragile. At this time, taking a bath is very likely to cause skin damage and inflammation. It is recommended to wait for two or three hours.

Pull Cupping according to the condition, generally take acupuncture points in turn, not too much at one time. When the local stasis has not subsided, cupping should not be repeated at the original site.

The cupping time should be determined according to age, physique, gender, and the severity of the illness. Generally, the cupping time is 10-15 minutes, and the large cup has a strong suction and extraction force. The time can be shortened properly , otherwise blistering may occur. Generally, the condition is mild or sensory (such as those with numbness of the lower limbs), and the cupping time is shorter. Patients with severe disease, long course of disease, deep lesions, and pain may have longer cupping time and higher adsorption force.

Menstrual period for pregnant women and women. Especially for pregnant women s abdomen and lumbosacral region, it is not suitable for cupping. Improper cupping of pregnant women can cause threatened miscarriage. Menstrual period is the same. If you pull out the lower abdomen or lumbosacral region during menstruation, it will cause more menstruation.

Persons with skin allergies or skin damage. Cupping may aggravate allergic symptoms, and skin ulcers cannot be pulled out, which may easily cause infections and blisters, which may increase ulcers.

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