Is Your Headache Really A Bars Ache?

August 03, 2010

What’s a “Bars ache?” The Bars are a series of 32 points on the head, each of which correlates to a particular area of our life. These include money, body, sexuality, control, awareness, joy and sadness just to name a few. They can occasionally be activated by our activities of daily life, which can cause us to experience a feeling of intensity in those points on our head. Where on your head do you experience your personal headaches?

If you learned that the location of your headaches revealed issues and energies to be cleared, rather than being an “organic” cause, would you be so quick to take a painkiller? What if your headache were really a Bars ache?

These points were discovered by Gary Douglas, founder of Access Consciousness, over 20 years ago. Since then thousands of people world-wide have had the experience of having their “Bars run,” (meaning those 32 points on the head gently touched) with overwhelmingly positive results.

Having your “Bars run” is a relaxing experience. All that’s required of you as the recipient is to lie down, relax, and receive. The giver of the session touches the specific points on your head (the Bar points are the end of the bars, which extend energetically through your head as a bar of energy, hence naming them “The Bars.”) with very light pressure. The worst that can happen after an hour long Bars session is you’ll feel like you had great massage. The best that can happen is your whole life can change.

What if you’ve never heard of the Bars? Can you still be experiencing a Bars ache?

It has been known to happen. One young woman attended an introductory seminar in Access Conscious at the invitation of some close friends. She had never even heard of the Bars, let alone had them run. Not long into the meeting, she found herself experiencing an excruciating headache. Even though she was not familiar with the Bars, they had turned on nonetheless. The intensity she was experiencing as pain was the feeling of her Bars awakening.

She received a session of Bars, her headache was immediately and seemingly magically relieved, and no aspirin was required.

So where do your headaches start? Wherever they start, chances are good there’s a Bar located there. Do they start at the back of your head, a typical place for many migraines to start? That’s the power band, where all of our considerations about what power means lie.

Or are your headaches more in the front of your head? If they’re centered above your eyebrows, those would be the bars that pertain to joy and sadness.

How about headaches on the side of the head? If they’re above the ear or behind it, they could be related to control, awareness, or creativity. More to the front, on the side of the temple, points are found which relate to healing, form and structure, hopes and dreams, as well as time and space and communication.

Headaches at the top of the head can be from Bars about aging, which includes every point of view you have ever had about age. That area also has Bars about the body in general and sexuality.

How do you know if yours is a headache or a Bars ache? It’s very simple! You just ask. Say the question out loud, “Is this a headache or a Bars ache?” One of those two will feel lighter, like it has more space and less solidity than the other. That’s the one that’s true.

If what you have is a Bars ache, you can often relieve it by gently touching those points. Resting your fingertips there is enough. Hold your hand there for a few minutes and see what happens to your headache. Most people notice some relief in just a minute or two, for others the “headache” vanishes totally in that time. If you get any relief at all by touching that point, it is a Bar that is asking to be touched so the energy can dissipate and change.

How do you know where the Bars are? The best way to learn is to take a Bars class, which is offered by some 250 Bars Facilitators world wide, certified by Access Consciousness. Bars Facilitators currently live in 15 different countries, with more facilitators being added every day. You can search for classes near you by going to the Access Consciousness website, which is www.accessconsciousness.com, and searching for Bars classes.

The class lasts one relaxing day, in which you give and receive two complete Bars sessions. At the end of the training, you are qualified to perform Bars for others, including not only family and friends, but also paying clients if you wish.

A great side effect of having your Bars run is that each session clears 10,000 years of negativity. Talk about an anti-aging strategy! People who get their Bars run regularly tend to appear to stop aging and soon look younger than peers their age. What aspirin can offer that as a side effect?

You can also learn Access Bars® online. Click here to purchase the video replay of the Access Bars® class with Dr Dain Heer



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niki V

Aug 4, 2010

Strangely enough for the last two years whilst living in Europe I had no one to run my bars and massive headaches begun. As I have found someone in Perth to run them a couple of times, it has alleviated it. It has disappeared but it’s softened the intensity up.

I have been going through all sorts of therapies to help this and I think it all goes down to it being a BARS headache.

Thanks for the info


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Mary D

Sep 9, 2010

After taking the bars class this year, my first client to “try” it out on came in with a migraine. We proceeded to run the bars and within 2 minutes of running the implant bar, her migraine ceased. Wow was I amazed, but now I understand a bit more about the Bars Headaches. Thank you!

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Nov 12, 2010

I ordered the Bars dvd and should receive it any day. Can you run the Bars on yourself? I have massive migraines and chronic fatigue syndrome and fibromyalgia. Would Bars help with these?


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Dec 5, 2010

Dear Mommynutty Yes, you can run bars on yourself… However since bars are so much about receiving, the results can be much more dynamic if you have them run by someone else. Did you order the bars chart with the DVD? You may find that very helpful if you are hoping to learn the bars well enough to gift sessions from the DVD. The DVD was originally designed to be shown in class or as a reminder once you have taken a bars course.

Yes– The bars can be very helpful with all sorts of physical challenges. You may find that some clearings or some of the processes in the core classes would give you even further relief.

If there is a bars class or even a bars facilitator in your area I would highly recommend a bars class to get the most results from the process. The day is filled with questions, clearings, and lots of information about how to find the points and run the bars. If that is not possible, you will find this DVD a great start!

You can find bars classes at this link:

If you have specific questions, please feel free to contact any of these facilitators listed on the site at http://www.accessconsciousness.com/facilitators.asp. Many will be willing to speak with anyone for free for 5-7 minutes and can be very helpful at answering your questions.

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Mar 27, 2011

The progress in all areas of my being since my first bars session have been so phenomenal, despite having experienced a migraine like headache with the first session, I have been more than willing to go back for more and have since become a facilitator.

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Jun 20, 2011

niki V,
You can do distance bars swaps so it doesn’t matter where you are you can always get your bars run. If you ever want to do a bars swap by distance I’d be interested!

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May 27, 2012

Hi, is running bars, like running energy/light through them ? what is the process? Really can I do distance healing on someone another words to run Bars on them? I am going to take the class soon. Do I need to get DVD also? thanks

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May 28, 2012

Hi Sue,
Yes running Access Bars is allowing the energy to flow through them. Distance Bars is possible but remember bodies love to be touched and the touch can facilitate even more.
In a Access Bars class you will receive a manual with descriptions of the Bars, their locations and how to run them. The DVD is not included in the class price. Some facilitators do carry a stock of the DVD for you to purchase or you can purchase them online at www.accessconsciousness.com .
Enjoy the class and we look forward to hearing some of the change and possibilities that show up for you.

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Nov 7, 2012

Hi – I need your ideas on this if you can – ~Ran someones bars the other day and they started having leg pains from below knee during the session then all throughout the night and so bad they decided to take a pain killer. they were also alert all night and could not sleep all night – any ideas ? Thought it was probably release of some stuck energies but why the sleepless night too? Thanks

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Nov 19, 2012

Thanks for your questions Be. Even though the Bars is a gentle process there is a lot of energy that is run through the person’s body, this may not always be comfortable. You can ask the person, what is this? What can you do with it? Can it be changed and if so, how do you change it? You’re looking for an energetic awareness and not necessarily words. You can also ask them ‘What energy, space and consciousness can you and your body be, that would allow this to shift with ease?’. With regards to the sleepless night, a lot of people find that when they release limitations and stress their body actually requires less sleep. How does it get any better than that?

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Wishing Well

Apr 24, 2015

Hi, I am an Access Bars therapist who has been offering treatments particularly focussing on headache sufferers. There has been much success and I wanted to share this testimony;
“I have had successful treatments of the Bars therapy after 40 years of continued suffering of headaches and migraines!”
“I found the treatment to be extremely relaxing and calming. My therapist has a thorough knowledge and understanding of the treatments most suitable for the individual client; ensuring a positive and beneficial result.”
“I found this to be a most helpful and beneficial therapy bringing relief for a long standing problem. The severity and frequency of the migraines have been greatly reduced together with the need for strong pain relief. I would not hesitate to recommend the therapy and my therapists expertise and help in this field.” S D G Cumbria UK

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