Emotional Causes of Physical Illness

Emotional Causes of Physical Illness


Here is some info on Emotional Causes of Physical problems. This is NOT to say that your illness or disease is your **Fault** . Rather this is to empower you to be able to make necessary changes in your life by identifying where wounding occurred and then healing those emotional scars.

NOTE- I have UPDATED this post to Include the chakra most closely connected to each body part, so you know which one to focus on in healing.

Emotional Causes of Physical Problems

Right Side of the Body: Masculine energy. Giving, assertive, extroverted. Bringing ideas in to action. Perceptions of masculinity. Problems may indicate: unresolved resentment with males inability to give, inability or over expression of masculine energy, overexertion in work. Root and Sacral Chakras Refer to specific body parts

Left Side of the Body: Feminine energy. Receiving, passive, intuitive, creative. Reflects relationship with own feminine side and or with females. Problems may indicate: unresolved issues with female, feeling unworthy inability or over expression of feminine energy. Inhibited creative expression or not responding to intuition. Heart Chakra Refer to specific body parts

Top half of Body: Communication, senses, emotions, touching. Assertive, active sociable relationships. Problems may indicate: repressed emotional or creative expression. Refer to specific body parts. Higher Chakras - Solar Plexus, Heart, Throat, Third Eye and Crown Refer to specific body parts

Bottom half of Body: Contact with the Earth. Stability, strength, balance, grounding, independence. Problems may indicate: lack of emotional stability, balance or self-support. Refer to other body parts. Lower Chakras: Navel, Root and Hand and Feet Chakras Refer to specific body parts

Ankles: Supporting oneself. Stability, balance, being grounded. Flexibility, progress. Adapting to life's changes. Problems may indicate: Resistance to change, inflexibility, ungrounded, uncertain about ones direction in life.

Feet Chakras - Root

Back: Strength, stability, uprightness and determination in body mind and spirit. Support, self-esteem, responsibility. Problems may indicate: a lack of emotional support or personal strength. Carrying too much responsibility, depending too much on others. Carrying the burden of negative or materialistic thoughts and ideas. Repressed feelings and fears. Lower-back pain may indicate repressed sexuality, anger or financial worries. Root, Navel and Solar Plexus Chakras

Bladder: Signifies emotions and desires. Issues of control. Problems may indicate: trying to control emotions or desires, holding on to old ideas, feeling out of control emotionally. A need for approval, lack of confidence, feeling tired, ineffective. Shyness. Sacral Chakra

Blood: Represents joy and nourishment of life. Vitality. Problems with blood may indicate: lack of enthusiasm toward life, scepticism, and selfishness. Unresolved issues with family. Toxicity can result from negative destructive thinking. Purifying one's thoughts and emotions greatly influences the health of the blood. Root Chakra or Heart Chakra

Bones: Foundation and support of our physical, emotional and mental structure. Strength, power and integrity. Earthly lessons. Problems may indicate: Need to become more stable or grounded, lack of internal strength, rebellion. Lack of integrity, building beliefs upon falsehood. Root and Feet Chakra

Breasts: (female): Nurturing, giving love and mothering. Woman's self image, femininity. Problems may indicate: over-mothering, unwillingness to nurture, frustrated desires related to child-bearing, overly forceful attitudes, feelings of inadequacy as a woman. Feeling misunderstood or not respected. Heart Chakra

Colon: Elimination of the unnecessary. Issues related to control and materiality. Problems may indicate: holding on too tightly to people, material things or the past. Guilt, bitterness, cynicism, doubt, envies. Feeling cut-off, lonely or left out. Repressed rage, fear of rejection, long standing repressed emotions. Financial worries and feelings of scarcity can restrict bowel movements. Root Chakra

Ears: The capacity to hear AND listen. Perceiving the true messages of life. Willingness to hear other's opinions. Problems may indicate: refusal to hear the truth, avoidance of unpleasant issues, refusal to hear other points of view. Lack of enthusiasm, guilt, irresponsibility, emotional repression, unsupportive ness, vindictiveness. Throat and Third Eye Chakras

Eyes: Capacity to se life's issues clearly. Open to the world around us. Eyes are a channel for the heart and soul to find expression. Good sight is the physical counterpart of spiritual perception. Problems may indicate: refusal to see the truth, emotional repression, low self-esteem, feeling abandoned, unsuccessful, overwhelmed, lack of motivation, fear of intimacy, or fear of what's inside of yourself. Throat and Third Eye Chakras

Face: Attitudes about yourself and life. Ego, self-expression and emotional history. Facing yourself and your issues with honesty and integrity. Hiding yourself or feelings cause your face to be a mask of tensions. Problems may indicate: low self-esteem, poor attitude toward self or life, inability to express emotions, preoccupation with ego, unresolved emotional issues from the past. Throat and Third Eye Chakras

Feet: Understanding, balance support, stability, and motivation. Being grounded, the foundation of your body. New experiences. The courage to be your true self. Problems may indicate: Fear of new experiences, out of contact with reality, lack of motivation. Lack of identity, too tired to move forward. Leading others down a dishonest path. Feet Chakras

Fingers: Capacity to grasp life's experiences. Extension of the love of the heart and the creativity of the mind. Represent responsibility and the ability to feel. Thumb: will power, strength, control, the conscious mind. Index Finger: ego, judgement, authority, and ambition. Middle Finger: Balance, religion, philosophy, responsibility. Ring Finger: Relationships, heart, creativity, adaptability. Little Finger: Mental/physical communication and expression, the subconscious mind. Hand Chakras

Genitals: Relationship to sexuality, courage, will power, assertiveness. The Kundalini or serpent force. Spontaneity, ability to give and receive pleasure. Problems may indicate: Misuse or excessive focus on sex, selfishness, greed, deception, lack of affection, repressed emotions stored in pelvic region. Inhibitions or guilt about sex, anger toward partner, fear of "letting go", inability to surrender to passion or pleasure. Sacral and Root Chakras

Glands: Integrate and balance your experiences. Vitality, enthusiasm. Secrete hormones that keep body mind healthy which reflect attitudes toward self and life. Problems may indicate: unbalanced attitudes, lack of vitality or enthusiasm for life, low self-esteem or poor attitude toward self or life. Heart Chakra, Refer to specific body part

Hands/Arms: Capacity to embrace life. Extension of the heart. Communication and creativity. Reaching for goals, taking responsibility. Ability to give and receive. Problems may indicate: Withholding love, feeling incompetent or insecure, avoiding responsibilities, lack of initiative. Feeling overwhelmed, failure to give or receive. Hand Chakras

Head: The way you think about yourself. Decisions, faith, will and intellect. Conscious thinking. Problems may indicate: using intellect to escape from feelings, lack of faith or trust in Divine Love, too wilful or obstinate, overly critical of self or others. What you consciously think and speak affects organs in the head area, throat and jaw. Third Eye and Crown Chakras

Heart: The seat of the true inner self. Centre for deep feeling, nurturing, unconditional love, affection, forgiveness, compassion, and sensitivity. Associated with desires. Problems may indicate: Fear of being hurt, insecurity, broken hearted, putting up barriers, arrogance, insensitivity, and intolerance. Misplaced affections or desires, long-held hurt, bitterness, anger, hostility, rage, stress, anxiety. Feelings of hate, fear, resentment, lack of forgiveness block the flow of vitality in the heart. Heart Chakra

Immune System: Represents strength, vitality and enthusiasm. Issues related to vulnerability. Strong immune system indicates healthy self-esteem and zest for life. Problems in this area may indicate: lack of enthusiasm for life, critical of self or others, negative or destructive thinking, anxiety or stress due to inability to create positive experiences. Low self-esteem. Creating psychological defences causes stress and lowers your immunity. Root and heart Chakra

Joints: Suggest flexibility and ease of movement in body and mind. Adapting to changing circumstances. Problems may indicate: inflexible attitudes and opinions, skeptical of critical, feeling disjointed. Trying to