Tweet A while ago I was suffering from a nasty headache and in passing mentioned it to my friend, she grabbed my hand and start applying pressure to certain point. I was curious as to what she was up to , and while she was applying pressure she explained what she was doing. She said it was a form of acupuncture without the needles and worked to alleviate stressed points within the energy system, which manifested in symptoms such as headaches and what not. At the time I was very sceptical about the whole approach, but ten minutes later, my headache was gone. So I know present you the Lifehack's guide to basic acupressure.