Stop Bleeding by Pinching These Universal Pressure Points

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Stop Bleeding by Pinching These Universal Pressure Points

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Every human body has a series of pressure points that can be pinched in order to stop severe bleeding following an injury. Pressure points are essentially places where veins or arteries can be pinched like a hose in order to slow the rate of blood flow so that wound sites have a chance to clot. They are located throughout the body and provide a first line of defense against excessive blood loss or shock.   Let’s take a look at the location of some common pressure points so that you will be prepared to take immediate action if necessary.