Modern medicine believes that rubbing the abdomen can increase the blood flow of abdominal muscles and intestinal smooth muscles, increase the tension of gastrointestinal inner wall muscles and the function of lymphatic system, activate the secretory function of gastrointestinal and other organs, thereby strengthening the digestion, absorption and excretion of food, significantly improving the peristaltic function of large and small intestines, playing a role in excretion, preventing and eliminating constipation, which is especially needed for the elderly.
I. promote intestinal peristalsis and eliminate constipation
Rubbing the abdomen can increase the blood flow of abdominal muscles and intestinal smooth muscles, increase the tension of gastrointestinal inner wall muscles and the function of lymphatic system, so as to strengthen the digestion and absorption of food, significantly improve the peristaltic function of large and small intestines, and thus promote defecation, so as to prevent and eliminate constipation, which is especially needed for the elderly.
II. Abdominal massage is beneficial to weight loss
Because massaging the abdomen can stimulate the peripheral nerves, the capillaries of the abdominal wall can be unblocked, the fat consumption can be promoted, and the satisfactory weight loss effect can be achieved by massaging with different intensity.
III. massaging before going to bed helps sleep
Rubbing the abdomen is conducive to keeping the human body happy. Massaging the abdomen before going to bed can help you fall asleep and prevent insomnia. For patients suffering from arteriosclerosis, hypertension and cerebrovascular diseases, massaging the abdomen can calm the liver fire, calm the heart, improve blood circulation, and play an auxiliary therapeutic role.
IV. rubbing the abdomen to prevent stomach, duodenal ulcer disease
Knead the abdomen 1 time in the morning, 1 time in the afternoon and 1 time after dinner every day, for about 5 minutes each time, so as to help treat ulcers. Because the occurrence of gastric ulcer disease is related to excessive gastric acid secretion. Often rubbing the abdomen can promote the secretion of prostaglandins, prevent excessive secretion of gastric acid, and prevent ulceration.
v. chronic hepatitis
If you stick to rubbing the abdomen in the morning and evening every day, you can relax the liver, relieve depression, regulate the spleen and stomach, and relieve dull pain, abdominal distension, loss of appetite, etc. in the liver area.
VI. postoperative intestinal adhesion
After the wound is completely healed, the patient carries out self abdominal friction, which can prevent the occurrence of intestinal adhesion after surgery. Generally, it should be kneaded before getting up every morning, at 10:00 a.m., at 3:00 p.m. and before going to bed every night. Kneading the abdomen can promote intestinal peristalsis, which is conducive to the absorption of postoperative exudates by local tissues.