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5 Health Benefits of Ear Piercings

5 Health Benefits of Ear Piercings

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Ever thought about the possibilities of a career as a piercing artist? It starts with the lobule being the easiest and can open up to a world of possibilities. One of those opportunities is using ear piercings to aid in other pains and complications of the human body. Many people get piercings as a form of self-expression, but did you know it is also a form of auriculotherapy? Like acupuncture, auriculotherapy explains that an ear piercing can be put in a specific spot to stimulate the surrounding area’s reflex points. The ear is a microsystem of relief points for every part of the body.  In our Ear Piercing Course, you’ll learn how to pierce the lobule, however, once you have mastered that, you can learn how to pierce different parts of the ear. Learning the benefits and health practices that go along with ear piercing will greatly assist you in developing your career and having a loyal clientele. Here are five ear piercings that not only look amazing but have significant benefits as well.

1. Conch: Helps with Relaxation and Chronic Pain

The piercing associated with the inside corner of your ear helps relieve any chronic pain, such as the spinal and lower back. It is one of the more intense ear piercings to get, but many people get it done nowadays for its benefits. Some have even reported it helps aid indigestion. That corner of the ear, when pierced correctly, is connected to areas of the body such as the sacral spine, lumbar vertebrae, and thoracic vertebrae.

2. Rook: Digestion and Menstrual

This ear piercing is targeted more towards the female population is rumored to alleviate pain and cramps related to the menstrual cycle. The rook is located just above where you get the conch piercing. It is the bit of cartilage that overhangs and connects the ear to the head. When pierced, the lower area connects to the body’s neighborhoods, such as the bladder, intestines, the kidney, and even the sciatic nerve. The above site is related to parts of the body, such as the uterus, cavum pelvis, and even addresses functions associated with constipation.

3. Tragus: Appetite Control

This ear piercing can be tricky when healing due and take a while to heal completely, but the benefits to follow are worth the wait. Alongside myths of the piercing helping certain emotional traits such as energy levels and aggression, it can also help appetite control. The tragus is the little flap connected to your head and covers the opening to your ear. That area connects to parts of the body such as adrenal glands, pharynx, and neurological functions such as thirst, hunger, and neuroreceptors that react and demand nicotine. If you are looking to control your eating or smoking habits, this ear piercing is for you.

4. Helix: Insomnia

The helix ear piercing has two positions with benefits. The helix is the top corner of your ear and is a relatively common piercing for people. Little does everyone know; it can help relieve insomnia and allergy symptoms. That area is associated with linked to the brain that triggers insomnia and stress levels. When anyone suffering from sleeping problems due to depression, stress, and other hardships that sense up, the body can find relief when merely turning the ring in their ear. There have even been whispers that the helix ear piercing can aid in the comfort of allergy symptoms as well.
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5. Daith: Migraine Relief

This piercing is famous for its relief in migraines. The Daith piercing is the very inside of your ear. It just above the tragus and near the opening to your ear area. The area connects to parts of the body, such as the lower diaphragm, mouth, esophagus, and other respiratory sites. Although science hasn’t proven the piercing to one hundred percent aid in the complete relief of migraines, many people say if you have a round ring in and spin it, the onset of a migraine significantly reduced or delayed.

Do you enjoy learning about the health benefits of ear piercings? Start your career as a knowledgeable lobule piercer and see where the world of piercing can take you. Our lobule ear piercing course is currently on sale for $99. Open up career opportunities to create your own health benefits business in the piercing industry and bring others relief with these specific auriculotherapy therapeutic areas.  To take our online course, click here!

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