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What to do Before & After Hijama-Cupping Treatment? in Istanbul

What to do Before & After Hijama-Cupping Treatment? Do's and Don'ts at Cupping in Istanbul

What to do before Hijama/Cupping?

The tips you should pay attention to before cupping are as follows:

  • Be sure to inform your doctor if you use any medications.
  • If you are using blood thinners, take a break 3 days in advance if you don't mind.
  • Learn about the clinic where you will receive cupping treatment.
  • Before cupping treatment, get information from various sources and your doctor.
  • Check if you are suitable for cupping treatment.
  • Follow the recommended days for cupping.
  • Stop consuming animal foods the day before cupping.
  • Do not be “too hungry” or “full” before treatment.
  • Get the tests recommended by your doctor.
  • Do not do heavy work that requires effort before cupping treatment.
  • Make sure that cupping treatment is performed under hygienic conditions.
  • Do abstinence for 24 hours before cupping treatment.

What to do after Hijama/Cupping?

The tips you should pay attention to after cupping are as follows:

  • Protect yourself from extreme cold and sunstroke on the day of your cupping treatment.
  • Be careful not to stay unprotected under the sun for a long time.
  • Do not eat for two hours after cupping.
  • Continue your animal food diet for 1-2 more days after cupping.
  • Do not let water come into contact with the cupping area within the first 12 hours after cupping, and do not take a bath on the first day.
  • Do not sleep for the first 6 hours after cupping, take a walk if possible.
  • Do not do heavy exercise after cupping.
  • Continue sexual abstinence for 24 hours after cupping treatment.
  • Do not apply any other product to the cupping area other than the medicine recommended by your doctor.

Cupping treatment should be considered as a whole with its pre and post treatment. In our clinic, our patients are carefully followed up before and after cupping. If you want to fully provide the benefits of cupping and find healing, you should find a reliable place for cupping. You can contact Dr. Muhsine Zeynep Yavuz Complementary Medicine and Medical Aesthetics Clinic, one of the best places in Istanbul to get more detailed information and make an appointment.