Emotion’s Effects on our Body

Friends who are interested in Chinese medicine are aware that Chinese medicine gives much importance to the integrity of the human body. Most TCM practitioners refer to the the Five Elements Theory.

From the chart below, we can see that different organs relate to different seasons, taste, body part and emotions, all supporting and affecting each other, maintaining a certain dynamic balance. However, one’s thoughts, beliefs and existing ideology does affect the health and balance of our bodies.

These are examples of how our everyday emotions affect our body.

Bad Mood = Loss of Appetite

The “Treatise on Febrile and Miscellaneous Diseases” records “See the disease of the liver, know the liver and spread the spleen, and take the spleen first”, which refers to the effect of mood on the spleen and stomach. Chinese medicine believes that the five elements are the same, the liver is the wood, and the spleen is the earth. Wood controls earthmeans the liver and the spleen. Therefore, when the person is wronged and the heart is stagnation, the liver stagnation and stagnation will hurt the spleen and stomach, affecting the digestive system. Have some ginger rose tea to relief.

Anger = Liver Problems

Tension and bad temper often cause endocrine disorders. After endocrine disorders, all organs of the body will be affected. The reproductive system is most closely related to hormones, so the imbalance is more obvious. For example, the occurrence of uterine fibroids and mammary gland hyperplasia is the imbalance of estrogen levels. Caused by. Chinese medicine believes that if the uterus is in the liver meridian, if the temper is irritable and over time, liver qi stagnation, qi stagnation and blood stasis, it is easy to produce uterine fibroids or cause ovarian function decline. Therefore, by adjusting emotions and rooting out the causes of emotions, we can adjust our endocrine imbalances and press our Sanyinjiao points (except for pregnant women).

Emotional Blockages = Breast Health Issues

There are many people with nodules in the breast, which is stressful with modern people. Without proper adjustment and adjustment, they often hide themselves when they are in trouble. Sultry is particularly likely to affect breast health. Because the breast is in the place where “the liver meridian passes by”, the liver is sullen and hurts the liver. The liver qi does not come out, and it is easy to stagnate. , Naturally easy to grow nodules. Chinese medicine says that “a hundred diseases are born in qi”, and it is said that many diseases are related to emotional incompetence, which causes the qi and blood meridians to be impassable.

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