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Section 5 - Physical conditions and their spiritual components

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Our daily thoughts, attitudes and emotions help to create our physical reality - for better or for worse. This list of physical conditions along with their spiritual component is not exhaustive; nor does each possibility listed necessarily pertain to each condition. See full list
  • Not meant as a substitute for seeking medical attention
  • Better to find spiritual resolution for personal issues - in conjunction with medical treatment - to gain full and permanent healing
  • Physical causes are not discussed here
Condition Spiritual component
Absenteeism / Tardiness Unable or unwilling to meet responsibilities. Form of abandonment. It is easy to become addicted to not showing up for appointments or showing up late. This pattern can infuriate those who are relying on us and is the source of many of life’s difficulties. See dawdling
Spiritual effects of the pattern: Unable or unwilling to follow through on commitments
Physical effects of the pattern: Depression, hypothyroidism
How to change the pattern: Meditate to find the reason for the desire or need to annoy people by behaving irresponsibly
Accident proneness Desire to prove that we are not as good as we hope everyone thinks. Injuries are a way to bring attention to the fact that we are in pain and distress and in dire need of nurturing or sympathetic attention. Injuries can be used as an excuse to under-perform, and often occur just before one's performance is to be judged or tested (fear of failure/success, fear of being shamed or honored)
ADD / ADHD Too little or too much attention being given to the child. Neither extreme is beneficial to a child's healthy development
Addiction Physical result of the spiritual desire to avoid pain or run away from truth, from life, from responsibilities. Can be to a chemical substance like food, tobacco, drugs or alcohol, or to a behaviour. See abandonment, obsessive/compulsive behaviours.

Addictions begin as thoughts which in turn create behaviours, so they can be modified, and even, in certain cases, released completely. To bring about such dramatic change requires great strength, determination and commitment, but change is possible. Of course, until the root cause of the need for the behaviour has been recognized and released, the likelihood of recurrence exists. Very often, the root cause is the belief that "God must hate me" (see unconditional love).

Excessive gambling can be caused by a chronic need to win (to prove that "God loves me"). Spiritual symptoms of advanced addictions vary from telling constant stories about how everybody's 'done me wrong' (whether true or not), to pathological lying, to using guilt trips to manipulate others and avoid making decisions
Adenomyosis Unresolved pain and agony over one's childhood, and/or the children one has had or not had. Agonizing over the sort of parents one had or the sort of parent one has been
Adrenal glands Represent our ability to regulate our reaction to emotional stress
Acute adrenal failure (Addisonian crisis) - Can occur when one learns that a cherished belief system is false
Addison's disease - Occurs if we constantly pretend to give up (play victim) whenever someone tries to hold us accountable for our actions. Done in the hope that we will be excused from responsibility by appearing to be weak and non-threatening. Example: A teenager tells the parent that they want to be treated with kindness and respect. The parent responds by saying "I did everything for you, sacrificed and slaved away. You have to love me, respect me and allow me to treat you however I like. But now you’ve turned on me and want to hold me accountable me for not doing every little thing just right. This is how you repay me for all my efforts!" This reaction makes it appear that the parent - the martyr - wants to just fade away, disappear or die, in the hope of punishing the ungrateful child for being so mean (guilt trip)
Congenital adrenal hyperplasia - Results from parent(s)' inability or unwillingness to provide the child with the spiritual necessities of life (unconditional love, compassion, emotional support, etc.)
Cushing Syndrome - Unable or unwilling to trust and just be at peace
Primary adrenal insufficiency when due to:
Autoimmune disease - Holding self to excessively high standards, but wondering why since no one really cares
Bleeding into adrenal glands - Occurs after physical injury, which occurs after an extremely painful emotional injury that makes us question the reason for bothering to stay alive
Other infections of the adrenal glands - Disappointing realization that we really have no control over what others think of us
Spread of cancer to the adrenal glands - Severe erosion of one's faith in human decency after being on the receiving end of harsh criticism, even though self is extremely critical and judgmental. It's only all right for me to be honest
Tuberculosis - Belief that one is weak. Feeling at the mercy of those who are strong and in a position of power. Giving up on self's ability to survive. See also AIDS / HIV
Secondary adrenal insufficiency if due to:
Diseased pituitary gland - Feeling that one is at risk of being harmed by invisible enemies
Sudden withdrawal of corticosteroid treatment - Occurs after feeling that one has lost the support of the allies who should never have stopped being supportive
AIDS / HIV Many believe that AIDS/HIV is a punishment sent from God. It is not (see Unconditional Love). Can occur in the presence of utter despair or deep shame, or where there is a complete lack of self-respect or sense of self-worth. Can occur if one has been deprived of approval from one's caregivers and/or loved ones. Can occur when one is the victim of someone's selfish lack of regard for others. See herpes, tuberculosis
Allergies Represent an unspoken plea for help in dealing with an on-going traumatic situation. Allergic to:
Animals - Fear of things that one cannot control. Anger that everyone else gets to do whatever they want (see also pity party)
Dust - Which person, behaviour or situation is a never-ending irritation in the family?
Environment - Physical manifestation of a chronic fear the unknown
Food - Physical result of an unresolved traumatic situation that one fears is bound to happen again
Insect stings or bites - Chronic fear of being an unsuspecting dupe; fear of things that one cannot control
Seasonal hayfever - Who or what around us is so irritating that we’re frustrated and/or furious and just want to cry?
Specific individual(s) - Extreme emotional discomfort (whether recognized or not) when the individual is near and belief that we absolutely must not, CANNOT EVER, reveal the truth about how we feel about them
Ambiguous genitalia Can occur as a life lesson for those who may have - in a previous existence - made less-than-considerate choices for someone in their care who was fully dependent
Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS), adult-onset Denying or unaware of our chronic, desperate need to avoid discussing painful issues or sensitive subjects, yet yearning to bring them out into the open. The issue here is fighting with self over whether to discuss something that is important to us or to keep it hidden. Of course we all have reasons for wanting to avoid discussing some subjects; often it’s because we think others will react horribly when we raise topics that they themselves wish to avoid.

This not knowing which topics are safe to discuss - the indecision - creates a push-pull effect on the body. Nerves and muscles are unconsciously tightened and relaxed at a furious pace, creating unimaginable strain on the systems. After many years of living with this pattern, damage occurs at cellular level. The body is eventually unable to cope and certain genes become affected, creating ALS.

Why doesn’t everyone with this issue develop ALS? For those with the condition, the behaviour is severe, chronic and long-standing. It’s not just one topic that is avoided - the indecision manifests in all choices of topics to share or avoid discussing. Those that are discussed that meet with negative responses or reactions cause us to judge, criticize and condemn ourselves for creating trouble. Those that are kept hidden remain in the thoughts creating further damage.

The challenge is to change the pattern, that is, to share and discuss what is important to us, in the knowledge that we cannot control how others react. Their reactions are just that - their reactions
Andropause Major physical life change that can create challenges to one's self-esteem. Can show how well or poorly we adapt to change. Can help us better understand the challenges facing adolescents as they experience puberty, or the physical challenges facing females throughout life (see compassion). Combining hormonal treatments with meditating to understand the spiritual component of the physical issues arising, can reduce frequency and duration of symptoms
Anemia Giving up. Feeling powerless and angry that everyone else seems to have so much power. See blame, victim
Ankles Represent self-assurance or lack thereof
Arthritis - Chronic self-doubt
Breaks - Regretting a recent life choice and wanting - yet not wanting - to change it back (indecision)
Fat or swollen - Overcompensating for a perceived weakness
Sprains - Trying to force self into making an important decision
Strains - Unable to choose the best course of action
Weak - Fear of having to be independent; lack of trust in self
Appendicitis Living with constant criticism, whether from self or another. Trying to digest a cruel idea that we know to be false
Arthritis Over-compensating for a perceived weakness in a particular area. Often develops after a joint has been injured, but releasing anger and blame over the injury can be help to prevent it from forming
Ankles - Chronic self-doubt
Bone spurs - Physical outcome of chronic unforgiveness, whether of self or others
Feet - Emotional pain from past experiences that has not yet been released (habitual lack of forgiveness for self and others). Every new emotional injury adds to the buildup
Gout - Denying our habitual anger with a parent or other authority figure
Hands - Placing excessive importance on what others are doing wrong (judgment, criticism, condemnation). Lots of finger-pointing. Fear that all that needs to be done will not get done in time
Hips - Inability to move forward for fear of leaving someone or something behind, of being left behind, or of becoming useless. Unable / unwilling to release an out-dated belief system
Knees - Distrust in our ability to recover from defeat or loss. Habitually living in victim mode, always fearing the next offense. See knee problems, fear of invasion
Neck - Over-compensating for a lack of belief in self
Psoriatic - Habitually alternating self-condemnation with self-indulgence. Pattern stems from one's caregiver(s) having been alternatingly, and unpredictably, too harsh/too loving. Our immune system becomes out of control as a result of not knowing whether to expect cruelty or kindness from those around us, and over-compensates with self-protection just in case. See also Psoriasis
Reactive - Concealing our true reaction to a threat to our self-esteem. Since symptoms do not usually start until from one to four weeks after the triggering event, it can be challenging to recall the thought. Try to recall what was happening at the time of the initial infection anyway, because the information will assist the healing process
Rheumatoid - Unable to accept that we are ok. Belief that we are bad or unworthy because after all, that is what we were raised to believe. Chronic griping about what everyone else is doing, saying and/or thinking in the hope that people will see our goodness. Anger, guilt, shame, victim
Shoulders - Belief that we are indispensable, or belief that we are carrying a heavier load than everyone else (see also bunions, bronchitis)
Spine (Ankylosing spondylitis) - Fundamental belief that is based in untruth and illogic (and of course that means that everybody else's belief is wrong, wrong, wrong)
Autism spectrum disorder Beyond the physical causes of this complex disorder, there are many spiritual components to be considered. Family history and behavioural patterns must be examined, along with the spiritual learning requirements of the family unit and those of the affected individual. Spiritual success is measured in the degree to which love manifests. See birth defects, karma, reincarnation
Back Represents whether we feel supported or not
Back pain Feeling unsupported (see degenerative disc disease, sciatica, skeleton)
Upper - Fear of invasion or of what the future holds, dread, distrust
Middle - Inability to solve a current problem and feeling that no one can or will help
Lower - Fear of abandonment, chronic avoidance of dealing with painful issues. Living a lie
Bad breath Hiding the truth that one believes to be ugly and wishes were untrue but thinking it doesn't matter what we believe anyway because no one can read our mind, right?
Beckwith Wiedemann Syndrome The child has joined the family to experience what it's like to be reliant on the good will of one's caregivers. Whether the soul encounters kindness or cruelty, there is tremendous opportunity for spiritual growth
Bell's Palsy Holding back tears. Unable or unwilling to enjoy life (spite). Unable or unwilling to verbally express sorrow and/or distress. Looking for a way out, fear of being caught and held responsible. Not wanting to hear, denial
Birth defects (including genetic disorders) Physical manifestation of unresolved spiritual issues within the parental or family relationship, as well as the affected individual
Bladder Represents patience and tolerance for those expressing needs or strong emotions
Bladder problems - Lack of patience, fear of expression of strong emotions. See urinary tract infections
Infection - Avoidance, ashamed of and/or hating self for being unable to stop having strong emotions
Inflammation - Anger (pissed off) and unwillingness to express it because "they" should already know
Interstitial cystitis - Unable to relax and fully trust that everything is ok
Leaky - Unable to deal with life's many little frustrations
Prolapsed - Not knowing when to hold onto, or let go of, emotional baggage and unable to stop thinking about it all
Blister Fear that one's true desire will be discovered
Blood Substance that transports the vibrations of our thoughts, attitudes, emotions, beliefs and desires to each component of our physical body
Anemia - Giving up. Feeling powerless and angry that everyone else seems to have so much power. See blame, victim
Cancer - Belief that the Universe is out to get me (in children - can be a reflection of parent's belief systems)
Cholesterol (high) - Believing self to be the good person who never acts out of malice (self-righteousness). Nothing is ever quite good enough (criticism). Nothing ever works out quite right (victim). Never receiving recognition from others for our supposed sacrifices (martyr)
Hematoma - Difficulty in processing a recent blow to one's ego
Hemophilia - Family pattern resulting from a fear of retribution. See legacy guilt
Blood Pressure Represents temperament, self-control
High - Constant anger and frustration, whether voiced aloud or not. See anger, stroke
Low - Giving up on life. Wondering why what one used to do is no longer getting the same results. See anemia, thyroid
Body odour Excessive body odour can be a form of silent rebellion. Can begin as an act of spite. Withholding approval, flaunting a lack of respect for others or self. Note: This does not refer to those who have limited access to bathing or laundry facilities.
Bronchitis Feeling forced into being the responsible one, and angry about it. Feeling under-appreciated
Burns and fires Anger, guilt, self-punishment, wanting sympathetic attention and recognition
Bursitis Represents inflexibility
Elbow - Complaining that others aren't doing enough (because we're unwilling to do our fair share)
Hip - Anger and distress about the constant changes that life brings
Knee - Angry about feeling unprotected
Shoulder - Unvented explosive anger and resentment
Cancer Represents obsessive/compulsive thoughts about a specific subject
Bladder - Obsessed with the injustices one has suffered (lack of forgiveness). Unwilling to take responsibility for self, yet feeling forced into accepting it
Blood - Belief that the Universe is out to get us (in children, can be a reflection of parent's belief systems)
Bone - Belief system that is not based in Universal Truth (in children, can be a reflection of parent(s)’ belief systems)
Brain - Firm belief in one’s own badness (chronic self-condemnation). Extreme regret over what one has or has not done
Breast - Can be any/all of the following: Taking on a persona that we feel was thrust upon us by others or by negative life experiences. Belief that how we treat self and others is nurturing, when it is not. Nursing grudges (resentment). Feeling unloved or unlovable. Needing to mother or be mothered. Living with the constant threat of someone's emotional abuse, feeling responsible for it when it happens, and feeling unable to stand up for self. Appreciating self for saying, "No" to an abuser, yet still wanting the abuser to somehow magically change into a good person (control). Longing to be loved and appreciated (craving everyone's positive attention)
Cervix - Obsessive thoughts about the child (or children) that one could have/should have or shouldn't have birthed
Colon - Holding onto every little hurt and making sure that everyone knows we're wounded. Each new offense adds to the burden and strengthens our resolve to not do anything about it
Gallbladder - Poisonous thoughts that have infiltrated every belief one has about life and the process of living, and hating self for thinking them
Kidney - Processing our life experiences with a chronic “poor me” attitude (victim)
Liver - Processing our life experiences with an “everybody else is an idiot and has caused all my problems" attitude (blame), or "I'm an idiot and everybody else is better than me" (self-condemnation). Deep-seated, long-standing anger and feeling fully justified in holding onto it. Feeling abandoned. See liver diseases
Lung - If the individual smokes, look for the real reason for starting to smoke. If the individual has never smoked, could be a “smothering” attitude (smothering the truth, smothering a loved one, or being smothered by a loved one, etc.). Is the individual in a co-dependent relationship?
Lymphatic system - Inability/unwillingness to forgive (self or others). Extreme, chronic resentment that creates the need to inflict pain on others. Living in emotional turmoil. Victim, seemingly unable to protect oneself
Melanoma (skin) - Covering oneself in a shroud of negativity, can be self-hatred or self-righteousness. Look to the affected area of the body for understanding
Mouth - Chewing on poisonous words. Incorrect belief system(s) that negatively flavours all of life's experiences
Ovary - Unable/unwilling to let go of the life that could have / should have been with the child we could have / should have had. Fearing that God has forsaken us or is punishing us by not giving us what we want. Strong belief that something is terribly wrong with us and with anything we create
Pancreas - Chronic need to control everyone and everything. Deep frustration with any imperfection. Always feeling second- or third-best
Pleomorphic liposarcoma - Desperate to hide one's shameful secrets and living in constant fear that they will be discovered
Prostate - Refusal to accept responsibility for the negativity in one’s life (blame, victim)
Sinus cavities - Belief that one has become obsolete and feeling very insulted about it (see nose)
Stomach - Eating a spiritual diet filled with sickening thoughts about self, others, God, or the world in which we live. Chronic distress about one's life experience
Throat - Trying to swallow a false story, or trying to feed someone else a false story; living a lie. Feeling stifled. Chronic choking back of tears or words. Wanting someone to meet our unexpressed emotional needs
Thyroid - Failure to monitor our spoken words and filter out judgment, criticism and condemnation, believing that it's ok to share hurtful information because we think it's truth and "they" need to hear it
Uterus - Obsessive thoughts of one's failure to create perfection (self-condemnation)
Candida Using someone else's condemnation of us as an excuse to behave poorly, underperform, be vengeful, or hate ourselves. This can also trigger a bout of obsessive/compulsive behaviours like binging on alcohol, food, drugs, shopping, etc. See depression, yeast infection
Carpal tunnel syndrome Doing a job that one would rather not be doing, and feeling unfulfilled, unappreciated and frustrated
Celiac disease Inability to accept nurturing, yet believing that we are nurturing others, or feeling compelled to nurture everyone (control). Can occur when our job ends or if a child leaves home. Feeling that life has lost purpose
Cerebral palsy Fear, fear, fear - in both mother and child. Can result from unexpressed or unrecognized explosive anger in the mother
Chickenpox Wanting to receive the same special considerations as everybody else
Chills or shivers Positive - Correct understanding has been gained
Negative - Avoidance, fear, worry
Chin Represents our ability to meet challenges
Broken - Shattered self-confidence because of a recent life-changing experience
Pimples - Taking things to heart that don't concern us personally
Trembling or twitching - Strong urge to express our thoughts or feelings
Cholesterol (high) Believing self to be the good person who never acts out of malice (self-righteousness). Nothing is ever quite good enough (criticism). Nothing ever works out quite right (victim). Never receiving enough recognition from others for our supposed sacrifices (martyr)
Chronic fatigue syndrome Feeling that there's no way to get out of commitments that we felt pressured into accepting because of a fear of saying, "No"
Clothing choices Represent either an unspoken need for attention or a desire to be invisible
Note: This category does not refer to those who have no choice about what they wear, or who lack access to laundry services.
Ill-fitted - Too big - Wanting to hide yet hoping to be seen; wishing for sympathetic attention
Ill-fitted - Too small - Trying to create drama and chaos with self at centre
Inappropriate - Casual - Displays a lack of regard for the things that others respect and/or admire
Inappropriate - Formal - Wanting to escape reality, wanting to not be held responsible
Inappropriate - Revealing - Desire to throw people off balance so as to maintain control of the situation
Loud dresser - Silently begging to be confronted to justify a wish to shout someone down. Defiant
Quiet dresser - Desire to avoid contact or communication of any sort
Soiled - Form of silent rebellion
Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease - Mad cow disease Degenerative brain disorder resulting from a core belief based in untruth
Spontaneous (sporadic) - Firm belief in a false truth that developed as a result of our negative reaction(s) to life experiences. Any attempt by others to question or challenge the belief is met with firm (and possibly explosive) anger and refusal to consider other possibilities
Familial (inherited) - Firmly believing a false truth that our caregivers repeatedly reinforced in a negative way, that they believed was nurturing
Iatrogenic (contamination through medical procedures) - Belief that medicine alone is capable of, and is responsible for, repairing any damage sustained through life experiences
Variant (contamination through eating beef infected with the abnormal prion protein) - A crippling inacurate belief is intertwined with our identity

This disorder raises the question of how a cow with supposedly no thoughts or belief systems, could possibly develop a disease with a spiritual component of incorrect belief system(s). The answer, while it may seem ridiculous at this point in current understanding, is thus: this planet and all its magnificent expressions of intelligence in physical form are present to learn, and to teach, one another. For more information, see Why do we get sick / suffer injuries / have accidents?
Crohn`s disease Over-reaction to a perceived threat. Always feeling like a victim and blaming anyone but self for any failure. "I want my Daddy!"
Cushing syndrome Unable or unwilling to trust and just be at peace
Cystic fibrosis Stifling, explosive emotional atmosphere in the home and wanting to put out the fire
Cysts, lumps and bumps Convinced that one is not worthy
Degenerative disc disease Gradual (or sudden) loss of one's ability to handle traumatic events. Each new difficult experience creates more and more pain and confirms the belief that life will never get better. See skeleton
Depression Condition with its basis in our self-worth and self-esteem. A wave of depression often occurs if we suspect that we have lost the approval of someone who is very important to us. If our sense of self is completely wrapped up in that individual, as can happen when living or working in co-dependent relationships, we feel we will lose our identity without their approval. We will do almost anything to cope with our sense of loss and deprivation. Usually this means doing any number of negative behaviours in the hope of getting that person to help us recover and buy back into the relationship. Then, we tell ourselves, everything will be ok again.

And it is, for a little while. Until, almost from out of the blue, another experience will trigger another wave of self-hatred. Then we’re right back where we started … punishing and hurting ourselves ... going on a binge of alcohol or drug usage, starving ourselves or overeating / purging, withholding communication, shopping for things we don’t need with money we don’t have, cutting ourselves until we bleed, attempting suicide, stopping doing the things we truly love to do … oh, the list is endless.

There is another way to live, but it means changing how we relate to others, and most especially, how we relate to ourselves. It means becoming aware of our thoughts, attitudes, emotions, beliefs and desires. If this pattern is hurting your quality of life, visit Section 1 and get started finding profound change
Dermatitis See Skin
Diabetes Lack of faith or hope that the future can be good or belief that it will not be good. Chronic state of distress; habitual belief that something bad is about to happen. Giving up. In children, can occur after the family receives a devastating blow
Secondary effects of Diabetes
Blindness - Unable or unwilling to see that which needs to be seen
Gangrenous extremities - Chronic placing of self into “victim mode” as a way to control and manipulate others
Kidney failure - Extremely difficult to please, chronic temper tantrums, whether voiced aloud or not. See criticism, perfectionism
Digestion Represents how we absorb and release spiritual life lessons
Anorexia - Desperate need to be in control; withholding food as a punishment (either of self or someone else). Belief that we are not worthy because a loved one stubbornly withholds their approval
Appendicitis - Living with constant criticism whether from self or another. Trying to digest a cruel idea that we know to be false
Bloating - Putting too much emphasis on self. See ego, self-importance
Bulimia - Cycle of self-approval, guilt and then punishment. Both anorexia and bulimia can become OCD behaviours
Burping - Fear of being forgotten, ignored or lost in the shuffle
Constipation (IBS) - Greed, trying to hold onto everything. Withholding approval (of self or another). Control, refusal to comply with authority figures. Denial. Stuck in the past - trying to hold onto it, yet wanting to change it. Withholding forgiveness. Can indicate co-dependent relationships
Diarrhea (IBS) - Wanting to hurry into the future, yet afraid to let go of the past. Condemnation, distress, fear. If a baby or toddler, can indicate that someone is trying to make them hurry up and get going
Diverticular perforation - Blaming everyone but self for our toxic, dysfunctional relationships, and astonished and furious that they don't change. Remember, we play a critical role in creating our relationships, so change is up to us
Diverticulitis - Blaming others for failing to prevent unpleasant experiences from happening and refusing to forgive them for it
Fistula - Feeling pressured into taking shortcuts
Flatulence - Feeling that one is always being overlooked and angry about it; self-importance. Trapped abdominal gas - see distress
Food allergies - Deep need to receive loving attention from a specific authority figure. Chronic fear that one is in imminent danger but not knowing what to do about it and believing that no one will help
Food poisoning - Signal that we strongly dislike one or more of the topics of conversation during a meal but unable or unwilling to state our true feelings
Gastroenteritis (includes Norovirus Infection (Norwalk Virus) - Belief that others are telling horrible stories about us and that everyone (even us) believes them to be truth, but wishing it weren't so. Infectious - Self-loathing that manifests in physical as craving to hear the worst about others (see gossip) to make oneself feel less "bad", and Non-infectious - Believing self to be the only "bad" person in the world
Gluttony - Fear that one will not be given one’s fair share, so taking everything that’s offered and more. Applies to food and other substances as well as attention. Greed
Heartburn/Indigestion - Always angry about something. Strong dislike of what one is hearing / seeing / thinking / experiencing
Hemorrhoid - Trying to win the approval of an authority figure who stubbornly withholds it. Feeling pressured to hurry and feeling that there's just not enough time. Pushing too hard/trying to force someone or something into doing what you want
Loose bowel - Belief that one has no credibility. Condemnation, victim
Mineral or Vitamin deficiency - Unable to grasp and absorb the key meaning of an ongoing issue. A missing piece of critical information would connect the pieces of the puzzle, if only it could be found. Meditate to find the answer
Pica - Desperate to find the reason for all the pain and suffering in one's life. See Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
Ulcerative colitis - Taking on responsibility for everyone's negative experiences and feeling the need to be punished for them
Diphtheria Feeling invisible, unimportant, uninvited and unwelcome
Dizziness (vertigo) Desperate for love and approval but not knowing where to look for it. Worry, worry, worry. Trying to do everything (control). Trying to avoid seeing an uncomfortable truth, denial
Ears Represent how we interpret that which we hear
Burning - Condemnation, embarrassment, shame
Deafness - Fear of abandonment. Fear of hearing what’s not being spoken. Wanting the noise to stop. Selective deafness - Blocking out information that disagrees with our beliefs is like wearing a cone of silence. Can be a crippling pattern, preventing open discussion about any potentially contentious matter (politics, religion, healthcare, etc.). Can result from a desperate need to be in control and correct. Change the pattern: Visit WikiHow and learn how to deal with disagreement
Earache - Distress about our spiritual environment (lots of arguing and finger-pointing (blame)), and feeling hopeless that it will ever change
Eustachian tube blockage - Unwilling to pay attention to that which we ought, for fear of causing havoc in the family
Fungus - Low self-esteem, shame, unshed tears over what's being heard or not heard
Labyrinthitis - Confusion about our life purpose; feeling like we are just putting in time. Unsure of which life path to take and afraid that our entire life will be wasted in the wrong pursuit
Meniere's disease - Refusing to do what one knows one ought to be doing, and making all sorts of excuses about it
Tinnitus - Buzzing or humming - The Universal Intelligence is trying to get our attention. They are saying that it is time to start communicating with them in a meaningful way; that we have the capability to move forward spiritually but that work on self is needed. Refer to Sections 1 through 4 for information and instructions
Tinnitus - Ringing - Thinking one knows best and not wanting any disagreement about it. Irritation (anger)
Trapped water - Hurrying through a normally enjoyable task to meet someone else's needs
Wax build-up - Meeting everyone else's needs before our own. Unable or unwilling to speak out against unfair treatment
Elbows Represent our attitude toward duty
Broken - Knowing it's time to change our attitude toward our mate or career but stubbornly refusing
Bursitis - Complaining that others aren't doing enough but unwilling to do our fair share
Golfer's elbow - Angry about all the stupid obstacles in our path
Tennis elbow - Feeling forced into wasting our time and energy in the wrong pursuit
Endometriosis Needing to control every little thing. Overly dependent on one's mate (co-dependent relationship). Can also be holding onto a core belief system that is narrow-minded or out-dated (see also infertility)
Epilepsy and/or Seizure Feeling extremely vulnerable ("I want my mommy!"). Trying to "seize" someone's attention. Unable to cope with being told, "No". Anger, fear
Epstein-Barr virus Feeling that there's no way to get out of commitments that one felt pressured into accepting because of a fear of saying, "No", and it keeps happening
Eyes Represent how we interpret that which we see
Astigmatism - Unable to find something valuable on which to focus
Blepharitis - Chronic sadness and not seeing that we have the power to change our circumstances. Waiting for somebody / everybody else to do something different or be different
Blindness - If not from birth, feeling that one has been blind-sided by life. Deep fear of confronting a difficult or painful truth or a desire to hide the truth. If from birth, a major family pattern is occurring and no one sees it, and everyone is blaming someone else for making them be that way
Bloodshot - Belief that someone is not seeing / appreciating all that we are doing (supposedly) for them
Bruised - Displeasure with something one has observed about self (guilt)
Bulging - Living in an unrecognized state of shock. Self-righteousness
Cataracts - Wanting to see the world not as it is, but as one wants it to be, or as one thinks it used to be
Choroidal melanoma - Focusing on a fault or flaw in someone or something (could be self, another or humanity at large) and believing that it cannot/will not ever change. Resigned to living with what we see as permanent imperfection, rather than taking steps to change our opinion or to help bring change
Crossed eyes - Unable or unwilling to focus on that which needs to be seen or attended to, and doing whatever one can to make others fail to see it. If from birth, see birth defects
Dark circles - If caused by:
Detached retina - Fear that one has missed a very important message and that it will not be repeated
Far-sighted - Focused more on others than self (avoidance, blame). Looking ahead rather than here and now
Floaters - Wanting to believe that we have no unresolved issues, yet knowing there are "spots" that need some work
Fuchs Dystrophy - Unable or unwilling to acknowledge our disgust with those (or self) who fail to be or do what we wish they would
Glaucoma - Chronic self-righteousness. Martyr. Attitude of “I’ll show them”, yet feeling that no one is watching because no one really cares (abandonment). Unwilling to forgive. Prejudice, bigotry
Iritis - While the underlying physical cause can vary, the spiritual component of iritis is an inability to believe that others could be unkind, feeling that they shouldn't be that way, and not seeing that others might perceive our actions to be unkind, in other words, self-righteousness
Macular degeneration - Chronic fear that one might be perceived as a weak, old fool
Near-sighted - Focused more on self than others (self-importance). Living in the past
Pink eye - Seeing red; looking at the world through angry or sorrowful eyes
Presbyopia - Inflexibility. Is it time for a new outlook on life?
Puffy - Irritated with the view
Stye - Unable or unwilling to release tears over our painful experiences (it’s ok to cry!)
Tearing - Negative - Holding back tears
Tearing - Positive - Feelingunconditional love
Twitching - Signal that something needs to be examined more closely
Face Represents how we face life
How we see ourselves can manifest in the face. Facial abnormalities in children can be a reflection of spiritual difficulties within the family unit that are not being faced (see avoidance, wrinkles)
Feet and Toes Represent how we feel about our life path
Arthritis - Unresolved emotional injuries
Athlete’s foot - Feeling like an unknowing, unsuspecting victim of someone’s lack of caring
Broken foot - Wishing for a troubling situation to change but unable / unwilling to do anything to make the change happen
Broken or Bent toes - Big toe: Strong dislike of the direction that something important is taking. 2nd or index toe: Condemning someone's stupid choice for creating the current negative situation. 3rd or middle toe: Anger over one's inability to foresee the outcome of choices.4th toe: Distress over a relationship knowing that it's futile to continue but still wanting it to work. 5th or pinky toe: Childish reaction to a troubling situation
Bunions - Avoidance - of one’s true calling, of truth, of desire, etc. Blame. Habitually holding anyone or anything else but self responsible for our problems and failures, yet always feeling responsible for everyone and everything. Aggravated by having to carry someone else’s load or feeling that one is carrying the whole load alone and feeling unappreciated Tailor's Bunion - Unable or unwilling to do a certain task and expecting others to do it for us because after all, it's easy for them since they do not have our handicap and they will not (or should not) mind helping us
Clubfoot - Fear of what might happen if one does one's very best and still fails to be "perfect"
Corns and Calluses - Craving approval from one and all, yet pretending not to need it, and withholding it from everyone
Drop foot - Fear that one is incapable of living independently
Flat - Inability to stand up for oneself. Hopeless that people will ever treat us with the respect we feel we deserve. Lack of joy in life
Fungal infections - Wanting to hide, and wanting to hide from, the (supposedly) shameful, dirty truth. It is very important to remember that while God does not ever judge, criticise or condemn us, he does allow us to experience the logical outcomes of our spiritual choices (see free will)
Fungus - Ugly thoughts, attitudes and/or emotions eating at us (shame, embarrassment, guilt, condemnation)
Haglund’s Deformity - What’s gnawing at us? Dissatisfaction with the path one is walking. Deep sorrow over a poor life choice and possibly blaming someone else for it
Hammertoe - Fear. Clenching. Living in dread. Feeling as if constantly walking on broken glass
Heels - Dry or cracked - Depriving self of enjoyment and blaming someone else for doing so
Heels - Narrow - Feeling that we will never be able to do what we are being expected to do
Heel Spurs - Feeling abandoned or unsupported by loved ones, and so feeling fully justified in being self-centred, self-absorbed and self-important
Ingrown Toenail - Feeling like we're always running late. Spite, revenge, blame
Morton’s Neuroma - Habitually selling self short to gain sympathy or to escape responsibilities, or habitually over-stating one's abilities or accomplishments in order to gain someone's approval
Plantar Fasciitis - Regret over a life path taken that we did not desire or choose. Not that we are unhappy with the current situation; rather that we wonder what it would have been like to have been able to follow the chosen path
Plantar warts - Walking one’s path in a cold, heartless way and blaming someone for making us be that way
Sole of the foot - pain - Unable or unwilling to forgive a hurt that someone caused, believing that it was intentional
Sore feet - Walking our path with unresolved spiritual issues
Toes - long - Feeling unsupported and so feeling always responsible for everyone and everything (if I don't do it, it won't get done)
Toes - short - Wanting to remain in the freedom of childhood where one never had to be responsible for anyone or anything
Top of the foot - pain - Fearing retribution from an unkind source
Fibromyalgia "Leave me alone." Belief that no one cares more about others than we do. Unable to value the differences between people. Anxiety. Fear of the next attack. See arthritis, dizziness, irritable bowel syndrome, knee problems, martyr, perfectionism, victim
Fingers Represent how we feel about our life's work
Thumb - Represents how we feel about our ability to grasp what's going on. If injured, fearing opposition or feeling opposed
Index (pointer) - Represents our tolerance (or lack thereof) of self and others. If injured, constant judgment, criticism and condemnation, whether directed toward self or another, whether voiced aloud or not
Middle - Represents our patience (or lack thereof) with self and others. If injured, easily offended, impatient
Ring - Represents how we feel about marriage or being single, partnerships and friendships. If injured, can be unrecognized or unresolved issues with a partner or associate
Baby - Represents our comfort or lack thereof with our place in the family. If injured, living in a dream world and feeling it's being threatened. If bent, can indicate that there will be childish, whiny behaviour if one does not get what one wants or when one feels threatened
Arthritis - Placing excessive importance on what others are doing wrong (judgment, criticism, condemnation). Lots of finger-pointing. Fear that all that needs to be done will not get done in time
Bent - Can indicate that one has an incorrect belief in a particular area (area depends on the particular affected finger)
Fibrodysplasia Ossificans Progressiva (FOP) Fear that one's foundation and support will be ripped away
Flu Can occur if we are about to be tested and fear failure. Often used as an excuse to get out of commitments that we wish had not been made (avoidance) - just saying "no" can be a vaccine. The fear of being held responsible can make us wish we were sick and, since the Universal Intelligence responds to our thoughts, lo and behold, we get sick of being held responsible. Fear of being a victim. Deep need for one-on-one attention or to receive the same special considerations as one's sick friends, or a desire to be looked after
H1N1 - Wanting to be taken seriously, or to be appreciated in spite of our shortcomings
Food poisoning Signal that we strongly disagree with one of the topics of conversation during the meal but unable or unwilling to state our true feelings
Fungal infections Wanting to hide, and wanting to hide from, the (supposedly) shameful, dirty truth - but there is no escape (see guilt, shame, free will)
Gallbladder Represents our ability to process, or digest, our thoughts, attitudes and emotions
Abscess - Obsessive poisonous thoughts that are focused on justifying one's reasons for choosing to act or not act in a certain way
Attack - Strong dislike of a decision we made a short time, up to a day or two before the attack ("What have I done?!"). We might justify the decision in different ways, but inside, we fear that others think it was made for purely selfish reasons
Biliary dyskinesia - Obsessively repeating the reasons to believe that nothing seems to work right - EVER! Could be something like, “God hates me” or, “Nobody ever helps or supports me”. See blame, victim
Cancer - Poisonous thoughts that have infiltrated every belief one has about life and the process of living, and hating self for thinking them - yet feeling the belief is fully justified
Gangrene - Successfully convincing self of the truthfulness of all the horrible thoughts one has, and completely unwilling to look for other options
Inflammation - Obsessively repeating thoughts about all the supposed selfless deeds one has accomplished, to build self-esteem where almost none exists or to justify one’s self-righteous arrogance
Perforation - Giving up on ever finding good in anyone or anything, especially self
Polyps - Falsely soothing one's hurt feelings with bitter untruths
Sclerosing Cholangitis - Repeated bouts of vicious condemnation of self or others, followed by periods of remorse and hoping that the words are untrue but doubting that they are
Stones - Common bile-duct - Obsessively worrying about what others are thinking about us or our choices and wanting no argument or discussion about it because whatever we think is truth, right?
Stones - Gallbladder - Obsessing about what others are thinking about us or our choices and believing our conclusion, which is that they think we're no good
Stones - Pancreatitis - Poisonous thoughts (that we believe to be truth) about the reasons that a negative life experience occurred have tainted our beliefs about the reasons that ALL negative experiences happen
Genital herpes Belief that sex is bad, or belief that God says that sex is bad, but feeling powerless to stop wanting to have it. Guilt, self-condemnation, shame. See also AIDS/HIV
Golfer's elbow Angry about all the stupid obstacles in one's path
Guillain-Barré syndrome Belief that a recent choice or action has left us open for invisible negative entities or energies to invade and torment us. Visit Section 7 of my website and read Can negative energies and entities harm us?
Hair Represents our thoughts
Baldness (Alopecia) - Frustration with any imperfection. Worry, worry, worry
Dandruff - Chronic worry that someone in a position of power is going to judge, criticise and condemn our work
Dry - Feeling that we are at risk of imminent emotional, physical or verbal attack. If breakage occurs, can result from anger that the perceived attack has not happened - yet
Excessive hair growth (hirsutism) - Trying to cover up a secret. Self-condemnation
Gray (if younger than 30) - Physical manifestation of a family pattern of unwillingness to show vulnerability or weakness
Hiding behind one's hair - Manoeuver to deny access to those who would dare to look or question
Ingrown - Fear that one's best efforts to conceal a secret will fail
Self-inflicted removal (over-plucking eyebrows, pulling out hair or excessive body hair removal) - Deep emotional or spiritual pain after a traumatic experience. Guilt, shame, spite
Hand-foot-and-mouth disease Chronically unmet need for positive, loving attention from a caregiver or authority figure
Hands (see also fingers, fingernails) Represent how we feel about our work. If numb or tingling, can be our guide letting us know that we're being guided, for example, if we're shopping and our hand starts tingling over a certain object - either BUY it or BYE it - that is to say, it's time to ask whether to buy it or leave it. If problems with the hands:
Back of the hand - Wanting to slap someone or fearing retribution
Palm - Unable or unwilling to give and take
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome - Doing a job that we would rather not be doing, and feeling unfulfilled, unappreciated and frustrated
Handwriting If illegible: wanting not to be understood or wanting to be misunderstood, keeping secrets
Headaches Distress, worry, confusion. Feeling trapped. Headaches are often used as an excuse to escape responsibilities or to under-perform. See avoidance, fear of commitment
Heart Represents our ability to sustain self
Aortic dissection - Extreme difficulty in understanding how someone could be so cruel
Cardiac arrest - Sudden fear that one's life choices have been incorrect and hurtful and that there is no way to fix the damage (shame)
Heart disease (heart failure) - “You’re breaking my heart” (guilt trip; martyr). Those with heart disease may be perceived to be heartless, or at the other end of the spectrum, selfless. Avoiding dealing with one's own problems in favour of focusing on matters beyond one's control
Heart problems in children can be a reflection of spiritual/emotional difficulties within the family unit. Heart/lung disorders can also manifest in one's physical home as drainage and/or heating/cooling system problems. Irregular heartbeat can show that one is unable or unwilling to follow a schedule or a routine. See birth defects
Myocardial infarction (heart attack) - Belief that an imminent change will be lethally devastating
Phlebitis - Fury over one’s inability to control everyone and everything. Chronic refusal to simply let go and trust. Crippling desire to make everyone else as miserable as self
Hernia Trying too hard
Femoral - Feeling trapped and wanting to run away but unable to leave the current situation for fear of even worse conditions elsewhere. Victim
Hiatal - Living in an overly controlled environment; too much pressure to follow rules and live up to others' expectations. Anger, repression, suppression
Incisional - Stubbornly hanging on to old wounds (resentment) and feeling fully justified in doing so
Inguinal - Self-condemnation, trying to win over a tough critic
Paresophageal - Forcing self into believing what we know to be a horrific lie in order to maintain a relationship
Umbilical - Trying to force someone into a co-dependent relationship
Herpes simplex virus (HSV) HSV-1 (Cold sores and fever blisters) Inaccurate belief system about self, e.g., "I'm so bad" or "I'm so wonderful". Unable or unwilling to accept that we are no better or worse than anyone else - we are just normal
HSV-2 (Genital herpes) Belief that sex is bad, or belief that God says that sex is bad, but feeling powerless to stop wanting to have it. Guilt, self-condemnation, shame. See AIDS/HIV
Herpes zoster oticus - Desire to hide away from the ugliness and negativity in others, and either denying or not realizing that it is within self
Herpes zoster - Childish reaction to a challenging life experience. Belief that one has little or no protection from what's out there. Victim
Hiccups Wanting to change the subject of conversation in order to avoid talking about something; or wanting to take back words that were just spoken. Control
Hips Represent our comfort (or lack thereof) with letting go of the past
Arthritis - Inability to move forward for fear of leaving someone or something behind. Unable or unwilling to release an out-dated belief system. Can be a fear of being left behind (abandonment) or of becoming useless
Broken - Anger that one is being forced to change because of changes that occurred that were beyond one's control. See victim
Bursitis - Anger and distress about the constant changes that life brings
Hoarding Chronic, desperate emotional neediness and a stubborn refusal to allow anyone to meet it; instead choosing to meet one's own needs. The need for hoard items that are trash shows that one has condemned self and feels worthless; the need to shop for new items shows that one feels the need to be rewarded. See also addiction, avoidance, denial, insolence, isolation, manipulation, pathological lying, silent rebellion
Hormones Represent our ability to regulate our emotional reactions to challenging life experiences
Imbalance - Unable or unwilling to adapt to changes that are seemingly out of our control
Huntington's disease Persistent family pattern of withholding critical pieces of information from those asking questions. Desire for the question-asker to "suffer as I have suffered". Subtle form of torture that aims to keep the asker under control. See greed, lying, revenge, spite
Sounds like: "If you don't know, I'm not going to be the one tell you."
How to change the pattern: If someone asks a question, tell the truth. Resist the urge to hold back certain details
Hyperemesis gravidarum Literally sick with worry; wanting the process to stop because of the fear of so many unknowns coming up. What if, what if, what if, ...
Hyperhidrosis(excessive perspiration) Fear of one's true feelings being found out
Hypertension Always waiting for something bad to happen. Anxiety, victim, worry
Hypochondria Compulsive need to receive focused, sympathetic attention from an authority figure. Wanting to steal attention from others (see envy), avoid responsibilities, or chronic need to be in crisis. Fear of retribution (from God) for every mistake that one has ever made; or fear that one is not living up to her or his life purpose and so will be punished; or fear that one has no value and no right to be alive, or at least should be suffering. Worry, worry, worry. See also Munchausen's
Belief that one has (or may develop) a terminal disease - Obsessive thoughts that every twitch, itch, bump, lump or pain is a symptom of a deadly disorder. Belief that every warning about foods, substances, diseases, etc. applies to self. Belief that if one's associate(s) develop a disease, "it's only a matter of time until I will get it too". See fear of death/dying, fear of invasion
I don't feel like it syndrome When given the opportunity to do something helpful or productive, we often use the old excuses of: I don’t feel like it, or I can’t because I’m too tired. What we’re really saying is, “No”. It’s all about power and control, and doing as we’ve been asked can be seen as a sign of weakness. Saying “I’m too tired” is the polite way of keeping control and feeling strong. The challenge is to do as we’ve been asked, even though we may not want to. Instead of telling ourselves that we’re already doing enough, make that extra effort. Be prepared to work though, because once we get started, our mindset usually changes and enthusiasm sets in
Immune system Represents our ability to protect self
Autoimmune disease - Holding self to excessively high standards, but wondering why since no one really cares
Autoimmune disorders - Our immune system becomes out of control due to not knowing whether to expect cruelty or kindness from those around us, and over-compensates with self-protection - just in case
Compromised - Chronic fear of being assaulted, whether verbally, emotionally or physically
Cytomegalovirus - Feeling like a victim of one's own caring and concern
Impetigo Observing our loved ones and authority figures treating others cruelly / unkindly and fearing that it is only a matter of time until they treat us with the same unkindness
Impotence Complex disorder caused by a combination of several physical and spiritual conditions. However, the root spiritual cause can be traced to a desire (whether recognized or not) to withhold pleasure, either from self or from one's partner. See spite
Infection (staphylococcal) Occurs if we feel that our desires are constantly being denied and will never be met. Sounds like, "I never get what I want" or "when is it going to be my turn?"
Infertility Can result from any of the following:
Congenital adrenal hyperplasia - Results from parent(s)' inability or unwillingness to provide the child with the spiritual necessities of life (unconditional love, compassion, emotional support, etc.)
Delayed ejaculation - Self-condemnation to the point of denying self the pleasure of fulfillment. Often carries over into other areas of one's life besides sex/reproduction
Endometriosis - Needing to control every little thing, or overly dependent on our mate (co-dependent relationship), or holding onto a core belief system that is narrow-minded or out-dated
Fallopian tube issues - Feeling that one's progress in life is being blocked by unseen forces, often called "bad luck"
Genetic abnormalities - Conditions arising from a parent's unresolved traumatic life events
Low sperm count - Unrecognized and/or unresolved anger with one's father
Prolactinoma - Desperate for loving attention yet knowing it is unlikely to be provided
Secondary infertility - Fear of seeming to be greedy
Semen allergy - Unrecognized or unresolved issue with one's mate
Weight issues - Lack of spiritual stability (see anorexia, bulimia, obesity)
Interstitial cystitis Unable to fully relax and trust that everything is ok. See bladder
Joints Represent our ease and comfort, or lack thereof, with change
Ankles | Elbows | Fingers | Hips | Jaw | Knees | Neck | Shoulders | Toes | Wrists
Arthritic (aching) - See Arthritis
Cracking - Intentional - Feeling that one has no voice and is not worthy of receiving attention
Cracking - Unintentional - Not acting on one's desires or not knowing them
Dislocation - Lack of spiritual stability
Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome - Fear of abandonment that has manifested into the family's genetic makeup. Issues arising from the disorder can be lessened by believing that one is worthy of love
Jaw - TMJ - Displeasure with our emotional environment and unable or unwilling to do anything about it. Wanting everyone else to change. Rigid, negative belief system(s). See blame, victim
Kidneys Represent our ability to know right from wrong
Kidney problems - Unable or unwilling to hear the truth or discern truth. Can come from having had dishonest caregiver(s) or authority figure(s). Always being treated like a child and so escaping responsibility
Kidney/renal failure when caused by:
Impaired blood flow to the kidneys: habitually throwing a spiritual temper tantrum whenever an obstacle is met;
Urinary obstructions: habitual anger that has become seething hatred toward just about everyone and everything;
Direct damage to the kidneys: occurs as a result of a recent (within the previous 1-5 days) childish, petulant, mean-spirited decision made purely to be hurtful to self or others
Knees Represent our ability to cope with learning that things are not as we believe or hope they are
Arthritis - Distrust in our ability to recover from defeat or loss. Habitually living in victim mode, always fearing the next offense. See knee problems, fear of invasion
Baker's Cyst - Trying to protect self from a crippling blow to our self-esteem
Bursitis - Angry about feeling unprotected
Knee problems - Fear of being attacked from behind, or by an unknown, unseen enemy. Fear of becoming a victim and being brought to our knees. Can also be distrust, arrogance and/or ego. See fear of invasion
Lactose intolerance Can be any or all of the following:
  • Unresolved maternal issues (anger, grief)
  • A deep desire to receive attention that one knows would be excessive. Angry with someone who over- or under-nurtures and afraid to ask them to change for fear of abandonment
  • Can be a physical manifestation of intolerance of femininity or of displaying emotions
Laziness Unwilling to do what needs to be done (see silent rebellion). Doing everything very slowly is dawdling, not laziness (see passive/aggressive and/or aggressive/passive). When used as a judgment against others, can indicate self-righteousness. See procrastination
Legs Represent how we carry ourselves through life. See Feet and toes, Walk (gait)
Leukorrhea Unrecognized or unresolved fears or regrets over being female
Inflammatory - Regrets over one's sexual activity. After delivery, regrets over our behaviour during the birthing process, or the results thereof
Parasitic - Wanting desperately to be as desirable as someone else seems to be
Physiologic - Fear that being female will present certain dangers or will prevent certain life choices from being available
Lips Represent how we express ourselves without words
Biting - If accidentally, biting back words that, if spoken aloud, could cause trouble. If on purpose, wanting to show how badly we want to get it right
Chapped or burning - Burning to express negative thoughts, attitudes or emotions
Cold sores - See Herpes
Cracked - Unable/unwilling to allow others the dignity of making mistakes
Dry - Unable to satisfy our thirst for something that we know is better left untouched. Feeling deprived
Pouting - Feeling sorry for self and wanting the world to know that we have been offended
Pursed - Keeping our judgmental, critical, condemning thoughts to self but hoping someone will notice our displeasure anyway
Liver Represents our ability to express or process strong emotions
Liver diseases - Anger, envy, jealousy, and/or revenge just sitting there, not being acknowledged or dealt with in any way
Cirrhosis - Stubborn refusal to see the good - in self, in others, in the world. "What's the point?"
Hepatitis - Tendency to blame anyone or anything but self for our problems. Failure to accept responsibility for our shortcomings. Extremely difficult to please (see criticism, perfectionism)
Jaundice - Bitter attitude toward life; nasty temperament; unkind. See birth defects
Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease - Easily offended and unable or unwilling to let go of the resulting anger that can easily turn into resentment and the desire for revenge
Lungs Represent whether we feel free to make choices, express our thoughts and live life as we would like
Asthma - Stifling emotional environment. Habitually responding to the unknown with confusion, agitation, anxiety, fear, panic, distrust. Can be a way to control a tense family situation
Bronchitis - Feeling forced into being the responsible one, and very angry about it. Feeling under-appreciated
Cancer - If the individual smokes, look for the real reason he/she started smoking. If the individual has never smoked, look for a “smothering” attitude (could be smothering the truth, could be smothering a loved one, could be being smothered by a loved one, etc.). Is the individual in a co-dependent relationship?
Collapsed - Belief that one has just suffered an attack from a completely unexpected, and yet fully trusted, source
COPD - See bronchitis, emphysema
Cystic Fibrosis - Stifling, explosive spiritual environment in the home and wanting to put out the fire
Emphysema - Unable or unwilling to let go of poisonous beliefs
Pleurisy - Reacting to a recent life lesson by rejecting or resisting it. If the lesson can be accepted and absorbed, full healing is possible. If it is not, one may develop a pattern of reacting to future life lessons in the same way, with the resulting pleurisy becoming chronic
Pneumonia - Extreme disappointment that an important opportunity has been missed, or extreme fear that one has just made a very large mistake
Tuberculosis - Belief that one is weak. Feeling at the mercy of those who are strong and in a position of power. Giving up on our ability to survive. See AIDS / HIV
Whooping cough - HEAR ME!
Lupus Always waiting for the next attack (not of lupus). Anxiety, blame, self-condemnation, victim
Lying Unable or unwilling to reveal truth, or self-reveal, for any/all of the following reasons:
  • to protect self
  • to get our way (see manipulation)
  • to give ourselves the upper hand in a given situation
  • to attempt to hide from or escape consequences
  • to appear benevolent
  • fear of losing the approval of one who seems to be in control of a situation

We tell little white lies to protect ourselves or to spare someone’s feelings. Sounds like “No problem!” (even if there is a problem) or “Good job!” (even though it may not be satisfactory) or “You look great!” (even if the person actually does not). There are as many reasons for lying as there are people: low self-esteem, extreme guilt or shame over a traumatic experience, victim of chronic abuse, whether physical, sexual, emotional or verbal.

Watch How to spot a liar, a TED Talks presentation by Pamela Meyer.

Chronic - Making up stories in an attempt to hide or escape, or to appear benevolent
Pathological - Purposely weaving a web of lies around a kernel of truth to keep everyone wondering and guessing, so that one ALWAYS remains in control and at top-of-mind. When taken to the utter extreme, can become Pseudo Munchausen's Syndrome by Proxy
Lyme Disease Intense fear that one will be hurt by some unseen force for some unknown reason, possibly as the result of a curse that someone wished on us (see fear of retribution)
Lymphedema Afraid to let go of the hurt for fear that it will happen again
Mad cow disease See Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease
Me too syndrome We all know the pattern: We've just told our friend about our latest project. Friend says, "Oh, I've been going to do that for a long time." And then it starts. They go on and on, telling us all about why they haven't done it yet, or why they think it’s a great or horrible idea, or what happened when their friend did it. They ask us no questions and show no interest in what we’ve said, and they may even go on to completely change the subject. This is a common pattern in people who have a fear of being left out or forgotten. They simply cannot cope with not being the centre of attention, and they cannot still their thoughts long enough to pay attention to others.
What can we do about it?
While we cannot make anyone else change - or even want to change - we can best help them, and ourselves, by expressing our feelings about what they’ve done. See narcissism
Measles Belief that our emotional needs are being neglected, and fear that the situation will never improve
German (Rubella) - Wanting to prevent taking the next step alone. Fear of abandonment, fear of the unknown
Red (Rubeola) - Wanting to permanently delay taking the next step of development. Fear of the unknown
Memory Alzheimer’s - Chronic self-deception. Habitual denial of having played any role in our own negative experiences; hence a chronic need to blame. Strong desire to make everyone believe that we have had no negative experiences in life, in other words, wanting to live in a fairy tale
Forgetfulness - Often used as an excuse for obsessive / compulsive checking and rechecking. This is not forgetfulness - it is avoidance of being in the moment. Habitually using forgetfulness as an excuse can contribute to the onset of Alzheimer's. Can also be a means of bringing extra attention to self, as a way of saying, "You're not important enough for me to bother remembering anything about you" or as a way to cover up one's mistakes or shortcomings
Remembering everything - Constantly reminding self of events, losses, experiences, victories, or hurts in case they're needed to gain the upper hand in arguments (see guilt trips), or to give one a sense of superiority
Unable to forget - Often triggered by traumatic events
Menopause Major physical life change that can create challenges to one's sense of self. Can show us how well or how poorly we adapt to change. Can help us better understand the challenges that face adolescents as they experience puberty (see compassion). Like the flu and the monthly cycle, menopause is often used as an excuse when one needs a rest and yet is unable or unwilling to speak up for self. It is also used as an excuse to under-perform or to be "bitchy". Those who have severe problems with menopause may have a victim or martyr mentality. Pain or discomfort can be reduced, or even completely eliminated, by just saying "No"
Mental illness It is important to remember that, like behaviours, thought patterns can be modified
Bi-polar disorder - Seemingly never-ending cycle of extreme self-approval and extreme self-hatred - usually in direct response to another's words or actions that have been taken as either a reward or a personal attack. Shows an inability to accept self as just a soul in human form. Depressive phase: I give up. I'm useless and horrible and everybody hates me. I'm not perfect and everyone sees it - I can't bear the shame. The spiritual component of this sort of thinking can be the belief that "God must hate me". Manic phase - I can do anything and everything. The rules don't apply to me (arrogance). The spiritual component of this sort of thinking can be the idea that "I don't care what God - or anyone else - thinks"
Borderline Personality Disorder - Profound sense that one was, is, and always will be, a failure. Belief that one is incapable of 'correct' thought or action. Often comes as a result of a child having every choice controlled by others or of having no one to provide guidance, in other words, no experience of what it's like to make correct and/or incorrect decisions in a safe learning environment. This can result in a nearly complete lack of self-trust, along with anger at the imposed control of others and fear of having that control removed (fear of abandonment)
Chronic confusion - Can be caused by constant repetition of negative thoughts, or by believing the constant criticism from one's caregivers/loved ones. Too many people to please
Depression - Complex behaviour based in our thoughts, attitudes and emotions. Futile, impotent anger, and guilt for feeling it. Belief that things will never get better. The depressive state is not constant, being more like waves on the ocean, i.e., just as one is recovering from a bout, a new experience can trigger another episode. Depression can become a reflex reaction to a specific experience, e.g., making a mistake, whether anyone else knows about it or not, disappointing someone, someone saying "no" to us, or feeling that we may have lost someone's approval. Depression often triggers other negative behaviours like withholding communication or going on a drinking /eating /shopping binge, etc. Until the root cause has been recognized and dealt with, the condition can only be managed.
Depression - postpartum - Fear of losing one's identity, fear that one might be overshadowed by the child. In its extreme, can become Munchausen's Syndrome by Proxy
Multiple personality disorder - What it is not: It is not other souls inhabiting one's mind or body. What it is:
  • Behaviour done out of a profound need to protect self from the actions and/or opinions of others
  • Fear of revealing one's true nature, and protecting self by hiding within various acting roles
  • Desire to "keep them guessing"
The benefits are multiple: Gives one a sense of always being in control, because since only "I" know the secret, others can never be sure with whom they're dealing. If someone expresses displeasure with the individual, she or he can tell themselves that it doesn't really matter because 'it wasn't really me' that they've condemned
Spiritual effects of the pattern: Gradual loss of desire or ability to recall one's true self, unwillingness to confront the truth about one's motives, unstable self-esteem
Physical effects of the pattern: ADD / ADHD, pathological lying
How to change the pattern: Meditate to learn the initial reasons for choosing the behaviour
Narcissism - Deep desire for or belief that everyone is watching Me, plotting against Me, or thinking about Me, and everything that happens is about Me. Belief that Me is always correct, and anyone who disagrees is a threat to be destroyed, shouted down or publicly ridiculed. Belief that it's not enough to win - everyone else has to lose. Chronic refusal to give others a chance to express their thoughts and feelings. Usually the pattern leads to isolation, as very few people want to be around someone who is unwilling to listen, share the spotlight or give credit to another; however, if the narcissist happens to hold a position of power or authority, many are only too eager to forego their personal needs and sell out in favour of promoting self. See self-importance
Passive/aggressive disorder - Unable or unwilling to stand up for self but resenting others' supposed lack of respect. Constant grumbling, griping and whining but unwilling to take responsibility for one's role in any negative situation (victim). Symptoms: withholding communication (see abandonment), extremely slow to act or react, to speak, to move, to offer assistance (see dawdling); chronic lateness (fear of commitment); chronic procrastination (avoidance), compulsive lying. The pattern can manifest in physical as accident proneness, addictions, dental problems, headaches (or migraines)
Aggressive/passive behaviour - Obnoxious behaviour designed to force others into submission. The aggressive phase can manifest as shouting orders, criticisms or guilt trips, throwing temper tantrums, threatening physical or financial assault, or abandonment. When the victim submits and becomes docile, the offender then shows mercy by showering the victim with affection, warmth and praise, giving gifts or rewards and generally being sweet and attentive (passive phase)…until the next time. This childish, abusive behaviour results from growing up in an extremely controlled household or an environment with no boundaries. The passive phase lures the victim into a false sense of security, and can even create a guilty feeling for having ever doubted the aggressor. The disorder can manifest in physical as high blood pressure, poor dental health (can result in total tooth loss), laziness or hoarding. It can manifest in spiritual as chronic lying, greed, self-righteousness, distrust. If this behaviour is an issue for you, either as aggressor or as victim, visit Section 2 of this website to begin your inner child revolution
Intermittent explosive disorder - Behaviour that one feels fully justified in maintaining. Used as a means of keeping control in any situation where one might lose the war. See aggressive / passive behaviour above
Monthly cycle Like the flu and menopause, this is often used as an excuse to under-perform or to be bitchy. The cycle can be a guaranteed week or two every month when one can blame one's body instead of admitting that one has needs. Those who have (or who say they have) painful cycles can have a victim mentality. The pain can often be reduced (or even eliminated) by simply not allowing self to use it as an excuse to escape responsibilities. See endometriosis, uterine fibroids
Positive - Recognition of one's limitations. Can signify the start of a new cycle, a new way of life, or a new opportunity
Negative - Fighting any change suggested by others every step of the way. Refusing to go with the flow. Argumentative
Multiple Sclerosis Deep need to be perfect - not so much to be a better person, but rather to make someone else see how hard one is trying to win that someone’s approval. Feeling overburdened and hopeless that the burden will ever be lifted, but unwilling to do anything to change it (see martyrdom)
Mumps Afraid of taking the next step, fear of failure
Munchausens Syndrome by Proxy Can affect anyone - male or female, adult or child. Complete failure to recognize that others have needs and feelings too. Martyr. Constant need for sympathetic attention. Self-importance, jealousy. Can cause a spouse to kill a pregnant mate or a child to kill a parent, sibling or pet
Pseudo Munchausen's Syndrome by Proxy This condition often appears in pathological liars. They make up lies about their loved ones, sometimes claiming that one of them has been hospitalized or even died. Why? To play on people's gullibility and sympathy, in the hopes of being excused from obligations and responsibilities, because after all, they have to attend a FUNERAL!
Muscle See also Pain
Cramp, charley horse - Signal that one is having or just had a negative thought, attitude or emotion. If caused by an injury, check out condemnation, guilt, victim
Spasm - Indecision about whether to hold on or let go of the issue at hand, seeing that both options present danger and unsure which is the safer choice
Twitches or Tics - Need to get going or need to stay still. If unable to get going (for example unable to start a project), can be due to fear of failure or success, exerting control because of a desire to withhold action (see passive/aggressive). If unable to stay still, can be due to a belief that one MUST always be doing something productive, or else!
Muscular Dystrophy Holding faulty belief system(s) that prevents growth, forward motion and/or fluid movement. Inability to follow through on decisions and condemning self for it. Can result from extreme over- or under-protective parenting
Nails Fingernails represent our thoughts about our work
Toenails represent our thoughts about how we're walking our path
Biting - Distress; hungry for positive attention and/or approval from loved ones
Breaking - An act or role that is disintegrating, and not knowing what to do about it. Often happens when we make positive changes and our loved ones freak out. (Nothing has to be done. It's not up to the person making the changes to fix the people who aren't willing to change)
Bruised - Fear that a recent action or choice is being or will be harshly judged
Lifting - Fear that one's flaws will be revealed for everyone to see
Hangnails - Fear that one is not doing what really needs to be done
Ridges (horizontal) - A traumatic event was dismissed as being unimportant
Split - Reminder that an inner issue needs to be resolved
Narcolepsy Living in a state of hypervigilance along with a nearly constant need to receive assurance from an authority figure that everything is ok. Can be a chronic need for loving or sympathetic attention, along with an inability or unwillingness to give it to others. The following symptoms may occur:
  • Sleep apnea - Needing everyone's approval and so feeling indispensable (martyr, victim). Always running, never feeling that one has enough time. Can be an extremely smothering, self- absorbed, self-important, or self-serving attitude
  • Excessive daytime sleepiness - Wishing everyone would - for once - pay attention to us and, failing that, that they would just go away and leave us alone. Form of abandonment
  • Hallucinations - Hypnagogic (while falling asleep) - Belief that one's deepest, darkest fears will manifest upon falling asleep
  • Hallucinations - Hypnopompic (upon waking) - Fear that one's worst fear(s) will be realized - today
  • Restless Legs Syndrome - Wanting to kick someone or something. Anger. Knowing that one must get moving, but resisting
  • Sleep paralysis - Fear of losing control to an unknown and unknowable threat; fear of being held prisoner
  • Sudden loss of muscle tone (cataplexy) - Can occur if one habitually suppresses expression of strong emotions
Nausea and/or vomiting Spiritual diet filled with sickening thoughts like condemnation, fear, resentment, revenge. Chronic distress
Neck Represents how we feel about our outlook on life and how we deal with viewpoints that disagree with ours.
Cervical spondylosis Overcompensating for a lack of belief in self
Congenital muscular torticollis (Wry neck) Reflects the parents' inability or unwillingness to agree on a fundamental belief system about the purpose of life
Pain Trying to avoid looking at a painful truth. Is someone close by, a pain in the neck?
Spasmodic torticollis (Cervical dystonia) Unstable belief system(s) about self and one's place in the Universe
Whiplash (when caused by motor vehicle accident) Occurs after learning that a loved one holds a shocking belief system with which one heartily disagrees
Necrosis If in the jaw, unable or unwilling to stop complaining. If in the hip or leg, unable or unwilling to let go of the past and move forward. If in the knee, unable or unwilling to trust. If in the shoulder or arm, unable or unwilling to take responsibility
Neuropathy Conditions in one's life are such that one feels powerless to create change. Feeling like a victim
Nocebo effect Chronic desire to prove everyone, especially the experts, wrong. Disagreeing with everyone and everything. Unable to admire the good work of others. Uncooperative. See also control, spite
Nose Represents tolerance/intolerance of self (see also sinus cavities)
Anosmia - Congenital - Family pattern of withholding crucial information about the emotional / spiritual status of its members from certain of its members
Anosmia - Temporary - Unable or unwilling to label one's current emotional / spiritual reaction to a specific issue or life experience
Bleeding - Worry, worry, worry... If at a funeral, unrecognized worry about the death or the consequences of it
Deviated septum - If from birth, born into a family that stifles creativity and prefers that children do as they are told and expected to do, rather than what they might prefer to do. For example, "You should be a lawyer - not an actress." If caused by trauma, deep sadness over a recent choice - wishing that one had taken the other option instead
Hyposmia - Unable or unwilling to identify one's emotional / spiritual condition accurately or honestly
Out-of-joint - Anger. Easily offended
Overly sensitive to smells - Tendency to be judgmental/critical either of self or others
Post-nasal drip - Crying silently so that nobody can see or hear it, but hoping that someone will notice and offer sympathy
Red - Repressed or suppressed emotions. When the nose is also bulbous, it can indicate habitual inability to process strong emotions like fear and anger (see addiction or non-alcoholic fatty liver disease)
Sensitive to temperature - Signal of unrecognized or unresolved regrets
Snoring - Feeling like a victim, tendency to be passive/aggressive
Obesity/Overweight Trying to cover up shameful secrets. Survivor's guilt. Unable or unwilling to express strong emotions. Habitually using food as an excuse to avoid meeting responsibilities or dealing with issues. See addiction, arrogance
Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) Hiding our anguish and futile rage over being unable to change certain situations creates a chronic need to do something, anything, to divert our attention from them. OCD behaviours result, since doing a behaviour, even if it’s self-destructive, or repeating certain thoughts, allows us to feel as if we have a bit of control. See addiction, obsessive/compulsive behaviours
Osgood-Schlatter disease Difficulty in processing rapid change; impatient to see what's coming next. Looking everywhere for guidance as to what kind of person to be, but not knowing whose opinion to trust, or after whom to model self
Osteonecrosis Stubbornly holding onto inaccurate belief systems and not wanting any argument about them, even though gaining truth would change one’s life for the better. Finding / understanding the spiritual cause and releasing the faulty belief system(s) can re-enable blood flow to affected area. See blame, victim
Hip - Intense belief that one cannot move forward because “they” can’t manage without me
Jaw - Intense belief that others are not living up to their responsibilities - that self is beyond reproach and has done nothing whatsoever to create one's current difficulties
Knee - Intense belief that one is vulnerable to the whims of others. Stifling one's own power
Shoulder - Unwilling to take responsibility due to intense belief that they won’t let go ~ or unwilling to release responsibility due to intense belief that they won’t share the load
Osteoporosis A cherished belief has been found to be untrue and a positive replacement seems impossible to find. Can be a loss of one's faith in a loving God), a crumbling spiritual infrastructure, fragile or unsound belief system(s) or fragile spiritual health
Pain The Universal Intelligence teaches that physical pain not related to illness or injury exists to show us that we are in emotional or spiritual pain, or that we have unrecognized / unresolved issues. Also, for some who are unable to express their emotional needs, telling others that they are feeling physical pain is the only way to get some much-needed attention (even if it’s not for the right reason). See self-mutilation, accident proneness. Specific location of the pain is a clue to the underlying  issue
Addiction to pain - Emotional burdens create physical pain, and unwillingness to let go of emotional pain can become a habitual choice
Dull ache - Holding onto false belief systems. Longing to be comforted. Unresolved emotional/spiritual pain and/or sorrow. Holding onto false, hurtful belief systems
Sharp, stabbing - Signal that one just had a negative thought, attitude or emotion, e.g., anger, envy, judgment
Stiffness - Rigid thinking
Abdomen - Distress
Arms - Unable or unwilling to carry the load
Back - see Skeleton. Upper - Fear of invasion or of what the future holds, distrust. Middle - Inability to solve a current problem; feeling like a victim, distress. Lower - Fear of abandonment; chronic avoidance of dealing with painful issues. Living a lie
Breasts - Aching to be nurtured. Fear of being alone and having to fend for oneself. Trouble brewing within one's family
Face - Wanting to hide from something
Feet - Walking one's path with unresolved spiritual issues
Hands - Working too hard for the wrong reasons
Head - Wanting to avoid someone or something
Hips - Trying to bring something into the future that might be better left in the past. Fear of leaving someone or something behind
Knees - Hating what one is doing. Too much pressure to perform. Tired of always doing the same old thing
Legs - Not living up to one's potential
Neck - Is someone or something a pain in the neck? Trying to avoid looking at a painful truth
Shoulders - Chip on the shoulder. Needing to be in control of everything. Feeling put-upon. Feeling that one is indispensable
Frozen shoulder - Wishing that someone would share the chores, except they would probably do it all wrong
Torn rotator cuff - Always wanting more but having no control over getting it
Stomach - Distress
Teeth - Unrecognized hurt feelings or hurtful thoughts
Parkinson’s disease Chronic, paralyzing need to either be in control of, or not responsible for, everything and everyone (what they’re doing, thinking, feeling and believing). Trying to keep an eye on everything and everyone to ensure that nothing goes wrong. Judgment, criticism, fear, perfectionism
Pelvic floor dysfunction Any or all of the following: Unable and/or unwilling to let go of hurts. Needing approval from an authority figure who withholds it. Living life without a routine or schedule, and using it as an excuse to escape responsibility
Pelvic organ prolapse Bladder (Anterior prolapse or cystocele) - Not knowing when to hold onto or when to let go of emotional baggage and unable to stop thinking about it all
Bowel (Posterior prolapse or rectocele) - Not knowing whether or when to give or withhold affection, attention, approval
Uterus - Unable to release pain and anguish over the loss of one's position or status
Vagina - Unresolved issue(s) over what one has produced or not produced
Pleurisy Reacting to a recent life lesson by rejecting or resisting it. If the lesson can be accepted and absorbed, full healing is possible. If it is not, one may develop a pattern of reacting to future life lessons in the same way resulting in chronic pleurisy
Pneumonia Extreme disappointment that an important opportunity has been missed, or extreme fear that one has just made a very large mistake
Polio Wanting the family to remain unchanged; fear of change
Post-polio syndrome - Fear that one's family unit is breaking up, fear of change
Polycystic ovary syndrome Deep concern that having a child will cause our loved ones to ignore us in favour of the child (fear of abandonment), or fear that the child will cause us no end of grief, as we think we did for our parents (self-condemnation). See obesity/overweight
Porphyria (intermittent acute) Extreme distress over troubling issues that one is trying to resolve on one's own for fear of being judged for having them
Posture Can reveal how we're feeling
Slouching - Feeling hopeless or helpless. Can also be a form of silent rebellion
Straight but relaxed - Confident
Straight but taut - Waiting for the next challenge
Powassan virus Regretting the outcome of a recent endeavour and wanting to go back in time to either not do it, or do it over again to get a different result
Prader-Willi Syndrome One parent fails to meet the other's needs, whether they have been voiced aloud or not. The ensuing despair, frustration and/or rage affect the developing fetus and the child is born with this condition. He or she is left trying to resolve the parent's anguish
Proctalgia Fugax (variant of levator ani syndrome) Very strong, painful signal to let us know that we're finding it difficult to understand why others don't just do what we're doing, when it's so clear, to us anyway, that it's the right thing to do. See judgment, criticism, condemnation, control, self-righteousness
Sounds like: What don't they just...? Can't they see that...?
How to change the pattern: Meditate to learn that we are all just souls in human form, at varying stages of development, sometimes doing well, sometimes doing poorly
Prostate (both male and female) Represents our sense of responsibility over what we put out into the world, i.e., that which we create
Cancer - Refusal to accept responsibility for the negativity in one’s life (blame, victim)
Inflamed - Denying to everyone (including self) that one has any strong emotions, yet still feeling them and being affected by them
Psoriasis vulgaris (Plaque) Exaggerated wound-healing. Over-reacting to a perceived threat
Erythrodermic - Belief that one is at imminent risk of attack, but not realizing that the threat comes from within self
Guttate - Belief that any information that comes from self is invalid or untrue and will be ridiculed, so why say anything at all?
Inverse - Hiding from the ugly thought that one is unloved and unlovable
Nail - Belief that one is incapable and unworthy of protecting self from the many hidden dangers that exist when in a relationship
Pustular - Belief that one's life choices and work are at imminent risk of being harshly criticized and/or condemned
Psoriatic Arthritis - Habitually alternating periods of self-condemnation with self-indulgence. The pattern stems from one's caregiver(s) having been alternatingly, and unpredictably, too harsh/too loving. One's immune system becomes out of control as a result of not knowing whether to expect cruelty or kindness from those around us, and overcompensates with self-protection just in case it's cruelty
Scalp psoriasis - Extreme concern that one is in imminent danger
Pulmonary embolism Stubborn refusal to budge - on anything - ever - unless there is absolutely no other option than to concede. Chronic need to be in charge. Viciously critical and quick to condemn. Unwilling to forgive others yet desperate to have everyone's approval. Expecting that everyone will just go along with us because they know we will make life miserable for them if they don't
Radiation poisoning Holding onto old emotional injuries; always retelling the same old unhappy story. Fear of contamination
Cell phone overuse - Is the phone or device being used to avoid talking with the person or people at hand? Does using it give us a sense of importance or superiority?
Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy (RSD) Failure of our caregivers / loved ones to acknowledge our pain after an injury, and failure to allow us time to heal. They expect that we will just pick right up as if nothing had happened, showing a complete lack of sympathy or compassion. We're left feeling uncared for, unloved or even invisible, which inevitably leads to feelings of unworthiness, deep sorrow and a need to medicate the pain
Rickets Hiding from life. If in a child, living in an over-protected environment yet basic human needs are going unmet
Ringworm Negative ideas that creep in and take hold
Jock itch - Placing excessive stress on self to perform well in spite of restrictions
Of the body - Feeling that one was an unsuspecting target of someone we thought was an ally
Of the scalp - Unable or unwilling to acknowledge that we have the same issue(s) as someone close to us
Scarlet fever Terror at the thought of an authority figure finding out that we've done something shameful, and doing anything we can to hide the truth
Sciatica Intense feeling that we will be left alone or unsupported - AGAIN, AS USUAL. See fear of abandonment
Scoliosis Fear of the next unsuspected attack from a loved one and wanting to avoid it, yet not wanting the loved one to know that we're afraid of them and their power
Self-mutilation A silent plea for help or attention. Wanting to show our pain to the world, hoping that someone else can fix it. Chronic despair and distress
Sensory processing disorder Difficulty in accepting that one is in a physical body. The soul may have left the previous life experience in a traumatic way, or this may be the soul's first incarnation in human form
Sepsis Stubbornly-held negative belief system(s) that has/have become destructively vicious. See anger, distress, ego, self-righteousness, shame
Sexually transmitted diseases Belief that sex is bad and requires punishment
Shingles (herpes zoster) Childish reaction to a challenging life experience. Belief that one has little or no protection from "what's out there" (see victim)
Side effects Unwanted reactions to the things that are supposed to help us be healthy can arise as a result of our thoughts, attitudes, emotions, belief systems and desires about any or all of the following:
  • That which has been prescribed or given as treatment
  • The person who gave us the prescription or treatment
  • Our desire to stay sick or to get better
  • Our beliefs about our ability to heal
  • Our beliefs about whether we can be helped
  • Our desire or lack thereof to be cooperative
How to change the pattern: Recognize which of the above issues applies and meditate to find the root cause
Sinus cavities Represent ability to go with the flow
Allergic fungal sinusitis - Unable or unwilling to acknowledge to others that we have suffered an incredibly painful experience, and there are reminders of it everywhere, making us feel it will be impossible to forget
Chronic congestion - Constantly self-monitoring EVERYTHING one says or does, to avoid being surprised if someone criticizes our words or deeds. It's a way of maintaining control over our fear of losing the approval of others
Sinusitis - Chronic fear that one is broken and needs to be fixed, or that one will soon be caught and punished for one's mistakes
Skeleton Represents our spiritual infrastructure (see arthritis, cancer)
Breaks - Habitually thinking, “Give me a break” (victim, judgment, criticism, condemnation). Time for a break with the old days or the old ways but not wanting to let go of the past
Osteoporosis - A cherished belief system has been found to be untrue and a positive replacement seems impossible to find (can be a loss of one's faith in a loving God). Can also be a crumbling spiritual infrastructure, fragile or unsound belief system(s) or fragile spiritual health
Spinal column - The spinal column transmits, throughout the body, the vibrational frequency of each our thoughts, attitudes and emotions. Physical vertebral damage occurs, whether spontaneously or through accident or illness, when the individual’s specific tolerance threshold has been breached. Spiritual component of issues that can occur with each vertebra:
Cervical (neck): C1 Incongruous belief systems. In other words, belief systems that disagree with one another; for example, believing that one's caregiver(s) is or was a saint, yet knowing that she or he really wasn't C2 Avoiding communication C3 Stifling or smothering someone or something, or feeling stifled or smothered by someone or something C4 Feeling unsupported C5 Unable or unwilling to do that which needs to be done C6 Unable or unwilling to grasp an important concept C7 Trying to control everyone and everything C8 Unable or unwilling to meet commitments
Thoracic (upper back): T1 Angry about life's obstacles and challenges T2 Unable or unwilling to be held responsible T3 Unable or unwilling to reach out for help or to help T4 Feeling betrayed T5 Feeling trapped T6 Feeling vulnerable T7 Feeling powerless T8 Feeling that there's not enough time for everything T9 Feeling unfulfilled T10 Feeling unloved and so seeking everyone's approval T11 Feeling unproductive or fearing becoming useless T12 Feeling bankrupt or fearing bankruptcy (of wallet or of spirit)
Lumbar (middle back): L1 Fear of leaving someone or something behind L2 Unable or unwilling to live in the moment L3 Covering up traumatic experiences L4 Feeling or fearing that one is failing in life L5 Trying to hurry through life
Sacral (lower back): S1 Trying to hold onto everything, unable or unwilling to let go S2 Fear of abandonment S3 Fear of the unknown S4 Distrust S5 Withholding approval
Coccyx (tailbone): Co1 Belief that one is not worthy of respect, or of being treated with kindness or consideration
Skin Represents protection
Skin disorders:
Acne - Too much friction in one's emotional environment and not knowing what to do about it. Chronic feelings of embarrassment, guilt, perfectionism, shame. Pimples between the breasts - Irritation with one`s mother, whether alive or not
Angioedema - Keeping our true emotional reaction secret but fearing that everyone will know. See embarrassment
Barber's itch - Irritation with authority figure. Distrust
Boils and carbuncles - Too much friction in our emotional environment, and blaming others for it (see victim) or feeling responsible for it (see martyr)
Cradle cap - Results from the parent(s) - or the child - wanting the baby to remain in babyhood. The child - or the parent(s) - may seem to be very needy of attention
Dandruff - Chronic worry that someone in a position of power is going to judge, criticise and condemn our work
Dermatitis - see Eczema (Atopic Dermatitis), Poison ivy (Contact Dermatitis), Perinasal / Periocular / Perioral Dermatitis and types of Seborrheic Dermatitis which include dandruff, cradle cap and psoriasis
Dry - Craving a meaningful spiritual experience
Eczema - Flaring antagonism; itching for a fight
Hidradenitis suppurativa - Too much friction at home or work and hiding our feelings about it. Chronic feelings of embarrassment, guilt, shame, perfectionism
Hives - Fear that one's normal reactions will not be tolerated. Triggers - see allergies plus:
Impetigo - Observing our loved ones and authority figures treating others cruelly / unkindly and fearing that it is only a matter of time until they treat us with the same unkindness
Itching - On the feet: Itching to get moving. On the hands: itching to get to work. On the abdomen: anxiety. On the head: worry
Keratosis pilaris - Trying to protect self from the onslaught of our family's emotional turmoil, fearing that it will eventually explode and consume all that is good in life
Moles - Withholding communication. Wanting everyone to read our mind so we won't have to say anything negative
Perinasal Dermatitis - Scornful attitude toward our authority figures at home or in the workplace
Periocular Dermatitis - Holding onto negative thoughts about experiences that we feel could have been handled better - constantly replaying them and constantly feeling irritated and frustrated that the past cannot be changed
Perioral Dermatitis - Belief that one's words will be judged, criticised and condemned by others, so withholding communication out of spite but also to protect self
Pityriasis rosea - Wishing to be pitied for all the pain one has experienced; wanting to cover self in a protective blanket to prevent against further offenses
Poison ivy - Occurs within 2 or 3 days after having interfered (even with the best of intentions) where we ought not to have. Recognition of the impact of our actions can reduce the severity of the symptoms
Psoriasis - Exaggerated wound-healing. Over-reacting to a perceived threat. Read more
Rash - Adverse reaction to the intervention that was supposed to help the problem, so that the problem is solved but a new one is created - a vicious cycle that one feels powerless to change. The solution? Find the root cause of the original issue and resolve it, thereby removing the need for the intervention
Rosacea - Chronic need to control others and feeling fully justified in doing so, yet knowing it's wrong (see shame)
Skin tags - Criticism, self-condemnation over every little thing
Vitiligo - Fear of losing, or of not finding, one's identity and role in life. Look to the affected area for the specific message
Warts - Belief that one is unworthy. If on the Hands - Fear that our work is bad or useless. If on the Genitals - Belief that sex is shameful or that our sexual behaviour or history is shameful
Sleep Represents self-acceptance
Sleep disorders
Sleep apnea - Needing everyone's approval and so feeling indispensable (martyr, victim). Always running, never feeling that one has enough time. Can be an extremely smothering attitude. Can also be a self-absorbed, self-important or self-serving attitude
Bedwetting - Chronic fear that an authority figure will hold us responsible for all that is wrong or has gone wrong
Insomnia - Trying to avoid thinking about something or trying to remember everything (anxiety, fear, worry). Fear that something important will be forgotten
Klein-Levin Syndrome - Wanting to escape into a fairy tale (abandonment)
Narcolepsy - Living in a state of hyper-vigilance and a nearly constant need to receive assurance from an authority figure that everything is ok. Chronic need for loving or sympathetic attention, along with an inability or unwillingness to give it to others. May occur with any/all of the following symptoms:
Night terrors - Afraid, unable or unwilling to express what's really wrong, insecurity
Sleep-walking - Trying to run away (abandonment or avoidance)
Snoring - Repressed or suppressed strong emotions. Feeling like a victim, passive/aggressive behaviour
Sleep positions We tend to have a favourite sleeping position and after all, we need to sleep in one position or another. So it's not that there's a problem with any of the sleeping positions. Rather, if we suddenly feel the need to change from our normal position, that need was triggered by a recent significant event. It is the event that needs to be identified and our feelings about it acknowledged and resolved. These position descriptions are meant to help with identification:
Sneeze This is a signal from our spiritual guide to pay attention to our thoughts about what's happening RIGHT NOW. While it may not seem important at the moment, the information will come into play in the near future
Speech Physical expression of our thoughts, attitudes, emotions, belief systems and desires. Some of the speech patterns below have become quite common, but since we seldom hear what we ourselves are saying, or how we’re saying it, we may not realize that we’re sabotaging ourselves
Babbling - Deep need to be in the limelight. Chronic fear that if given the opportunity, someone else might say what we are trying to avoid hearing (guilt, shame). Chatter can be used as a defense against a perceived challenge. Can be a need to gossip. Unable or unwilling to express emotions. Can be a lack of concern or interest in others (see arrogance, narcissism, self-importance)
Baby talk (in adults) - Wanting to avoid being taken seriously or held responsible, or can be used as an excuse to under-perform. Trying to stay in childhood. Form of control and manipulation
Close talker - Sharing special information or secrets to make others feel that they’re our only trusted confidant, and that we have a special bond. The recipient then feels, possibly mistakenly, that they have a trusted friend who would never cause harm. Can be the foundation of unhealthy relationships. Trying to be in control. Anger, aggression, fear
Delayed speech - Early sign of co-dependent relationship(s) within a family
Falsetto - Although not a disorder as such, speaking in a high, seemingly happy tone of voice can belie a deep level of emotional pain or discomfort. Martyrs often use this tone of voice (see blame, guilt trips, victim)
Fast talker - Guilt, shame. Wanting to hide. Fear of being caught and held responsible
Hoarse - Reining in one's voice (can lead to more serious conditions like strep throat, bronchitis, etc.). Wanting to withhold communication about something important for fear of what might happen
Laryngitis - Withholding communication as a punishment either to self or another. See spite
Lisp - Trying to sound non-threatening. Wanting to remain in childhood
Loud talker - “LISTEN TO ME, LOOK AT ME!"
Mumbling - Strong desire to either receive special attention or divert attention from the matter at hand
Nasal - "Please don't pick on me". Lots of sob stories (blame, victim), whether spoken aloud or not. May also indicate a self-righteous attitude
Sibilance - “Please don’t be mean to me” or "Please don't hold me accountable" attitude. Self-righteous
Silent treatment - Withholding communication as a punishment. Also called cold shoulder. Childish, manipulative behaviour designed to punish, hurt or infuriate someone who has offended us (see blame, guilt trips)
Slow talker - Note: this does not apply to those who have sustained, or are recovering from, brain injuries. Strong desire to hold the attention of one's audience so as to control the content or direction of a conversation. Can be a way to anger the listener. Can come from low self-esteem or self-importance, or an inability to think clearly (see chronic confusion)
Smooth talker - Pretending to be in control of everything yet fearing being found out to be a fraud
Soft talker - Trying to come across as non-threatening, or a manoeuvre designed to force one’s audience into silent submission
Stuttering - Guilt, shame, self-condemnation
Tongue-tie - The child comes in to the family to illustrate the physical effect of a strong family pattern of withholding communication as a punishment to those with whom the family members are displeased
Tourette Syndrome - Desperate need to divert attention from someone or something. Shame, embarrassment
Up talking - Can come from a desire to appear cheerful, positive and non-threatening (see martyr). This behaviour can make our audience believe they are being given a chance to join the conversation, but since no answers are really wanted, it seldom happens. It can manipulate the listener into giving her or his approval after every sentence
Whining - Childish way to let others know that we're unhappy about something. Designed to get them to pity us and do whatever is needed to make the situation better - so we won't have to do it ourselves. See manipulation
Notes: 1) Although not a disorder as such, if one emigrates to a land where a different language is spoken and refuses to learn that new language, co-dependent relationships can result. 2) Check out WikiHow's information page that teaches how to practice speaking well
Spinal column The brain  is the first place in the human body to react physically to our thoughts, attitudes and emotions. From there, signals are sent to the nerves in the spinal column and from there, to the area of the body that is affected by the particular thought, attitude or emotion that was just experienced. Vertebral damage occurs when a specific spiritual tolerance threshold has been breached. See back, degenerative disc disease, skeleton, vertebra
Spinal stenosis Impaired ability to feel compassion or desire to seek understanding. See arthritis
Strep throat Wanting to stifle the truth for fear it may reflect poorly upon self and create big trouble for us
 Stroke Emotional and cognitive inability to process a difficult experience. Feeling strong emotions about it and bursting to express one's thoughts about it, but frustrated with self for being unable to describe everything accurately
Suicide Often thought to be an act of sorrow or desperation, suicide is much more complex than that. Can be a form of abandonment. Can also be a sacrifice. It is often committed when one's partner in a co-dependent relationship breaks free (either through choice or by passing away). The person really does not see that life is possible without the partner, or that anyone else will "put up with me". The threat of suicide can be a form of control or spite and manipulation (if you don't give me what I want, I'll kill myself). The urge to commit suicide can arise when one suddenly recognizes having made a huge mistake, and feels it is unforgivable or impossible to repair the damage done. There are many forms of suicide and some are quicker than others, but they all have one thing in common: the individual loses any opportunity to change her or his life experience if the attempt is successful. Often, there is more to be learned by the individual from the failure. For example, many become maimed or crippled from a failed suicide attempt, and the opportunity for profound spiritual advancement then exists. God sees the Universal Truth of all of the circumstances that helped to create the suicidal tendency for the individual, and it is the Universal Intelligence who decides when it is time for an individual to come home. The individual is never judged, criticised or condemned by God. The individual is simply loved, unconditionally, by God and each of his messengers
Teeth and mouth Represent how we process life's experiences
Abscess - Periapical - Unrecognized negative thoughts, attitudes and emotions over an injury eating away at one's self-confidence
Abscess - Periodontal - Negative thoughts, attitudes and emotions over an injury and saying/doing nothing to stand up for oneself
Bad breath - Hiding the truth that one believes to be ugly and wishes were untrue but thinking it doesn't matter what we believe anyway because no one can read our mind, right?
Being hit in the mouth - Fear that God is using someone or something to punish us
Canker sores - Biting back poisonous words, even if they're true. To avoid infection and speed healing, discover or acknowledge the real reason for thinking them and for not saying them
Cavities - Holding in judgment, criticism and condemnation, but still thinking and believing the thoughts. Withholding approval. Extremely low self-esteem. Feeling unloved and unappreciated
Chipped - Fear that a secret weakness will be revealed for all to see
Covering the mouth when communicating - Shame or discomfort. If using the lips to cover the teeth while speaking, can indicate unresolved inner conflicts or fear of being found out
Crooked - Inaccurate belief systems and no one can or will correct them
Crowded - Feeling trapped, like there's no escape
Gaps - Feeling exposed, like there's nowhere to hide
Grinding (bruxism) - Anger. Always waiting for the next injury or attack. See TMJ disorders
Gums (bleeding) - Worry, worry, worry
Gums (receding) - Anger over being unable to win the approval of someone who is highly unlikely to give it. Fear of self-expression
Gums (swollen) - Desperate need to do well enough to win the approval of someone who is highly unlikely to give it. Self-imposed stress
Impacted - Feeling hopeless
Individual teeth - Possible spiritual component of problems for each tooth in the adult human mouth. Teeth are numbered 1 through 32, starting with 1 on the upper right and ending with 32 on the bottom right - counting counter-clockwise. Approximate age at which the teeth emerge is shown in brackets after each tooth number, to help to jog the memory about an unresolved negative experience:
Upper (right to left)
01 (19) Lack of encouragement to follow one's heart (third molar or wisdom tooth)
02 (12) Fearing the unknown (second molar)
03 (6) Unrecognized trauma occurred that cannot be resolved until it is acknowledged (first molar)
04 (11) Dreading change (second premolar bicuspid)
05 (10) Feeling invisible and/or useless (first premolar bicuspid)
06 (11) Unexpressed negative thoughts (cuspid [canine])
07 (8) Feeling that self is the only person in the world with a particular problem (lateral incisor)
08 (7) Self-loathing, blaming self for EVERYTHING (central incisor or front tooth)
09 (7) (6) Belief that one is hated by all (central incisor or front tooth)
10 (8) Feeling that self is the only person in the world with a particular problem (lateral incisor)
11 (11) Unexpressed negative thoughts (cuspid [canine])
12 (10) Feeling invisible and/or useless (first premolar bicuspid)
13 (11) Dreading change (second premolar bicuspid)
14 (6) Unrecognized trauma occurred that cannot be resolved until it is acknowledged (first molar)
15 (12) Fearing the unknown (second molar)
16 (19) Lack of encouragement to follow one's heart (third molar or wisdom tooth)
Lower (left to right)
17 (19) Hiding from self (third molar or wisdom tooth)
18 (12) Distrusting self (second molar)
19 (6) Trying to keep secrets (first molar)
20 (11) Unable or unwilling to change self (second pre-molar bicuspid)
21 (10) Stuck in a cycle of pain and blame (first premolar bicuspid)
22 (10) Hiding from others (cuspid [canine])
23 (7) Feeling trapped (lateral incisor)
24 (6) Belief that one is hated by all (central incisor or front tooth)
25 (7) Self-loathing, blaming self for EVERYTHING (central incisor or front tooth)
26 (7) Feeling trapped (lateral incisor)
27 (10) Hiding from others (cuspid [canine])
28 (10) Stuck in a cycle of pain and blame (first premolar bicuspid)
29 (11) Unable or unwilling to change self (second pre-molar bicuspid)
30 (6) Trying to keep secrets (first molar)
31 (12) Distrusting self (second molar)
32 (19) Hiding from self (third molar or wisdom tooth)
Missing or removed - Can be the result of not dealing with one's issue(s) in a positive manner. For example, if one feels trapped in life and does nothing to change the situation, the likelihood of losing a tooth (or teeth) increases with each passing year, either through accident (breakage), gum disease or decay. Can also result from not caring for self enough to seek help when in pain and distress
Overbite (buck teeth) - Convinced that everyone is right about us being no good. See shame
Pain - Unrecognized hurt feelings or hurtful thoughts
Root canal (Cracked Tooth Syndrome) - Feeling that one's integrity has been compromised (self-condemnation)
Sensitive - Tired of trying too hard. Firm belief in one's inability to succeed
Sweet tooth - Craving peace and harmony
Underbite - Wanting to prove that everyone is wrong about us
Wisdom tooth flare-ups - Judging, criticising and condemning self for not honouring one's own needs
Tennis elbow Feeling forced into wasting one's time and energy in the wrong pursuit
Thyroid Represents our ability to regulate our emotional state
Cancer of the thyroid - Failure to monitor our spoken words to filter out judgment, criticism or condemnation, believing it's ok to share hurtful information because we think it's truth and "they" need to hear it
Hyperthyroidism - Grave's disease - Feeling vulnerable (victim) and over-protecting self
Plummer's disease (goiter) - Trying to win impossible battles
Thyroiditis - Feeling that our power has been lost and not knowing where to turn for help
Hypothyroidism - Hashimoto's thyroiditis - Feeling responsible for everything (self-condemnation). Can become arrogance
TMJ Disorders Displeasure with our emotional environment but unable or unwilling to do anything about it. Wanting everyone else to change. Rigid, negative belief system(s). See blame, victim
Tonsillitis Always being told we`re wrong (and maybe even ridiculous) and believing it, yet wishing it weren't true. Feeling uninvited and unwelcome
Tuberculosis (TB) Belief that one is weak. Feeling at the mercy of those who are strong and in a position of power. Giving up on our ability to survive. See AIDS / HIV
Ulcers Skin - Feeling persecuted (see blame, victim). Not recognizing our power
Stomach (peptic) - Allowing negative thoughts, attitudes and emotions to eat away at, and destroy, self
Upper respiratory infections Desperate need for attention. Living in an emotionally harsh environment where no one ever speaks of the 'elephant in the living room'. Can manifest as pharyngitis (sore throat), bronchitis, pneumonia, strep throat or tonsillitis. A chronically unmet need for simple kindness can lead to addictions and even thoughts of suicide
Urine Physical representation of our ability to cleanse and release that which is no longer needed spiritually. See bladder, kidneys
Frequent urination - Unable to relax and fully trust that everything is ok
Urinary tract infections (UTI) - Extreme displeasure with the way things are turning out, and feeling helpless to change any of it
Uterine fibroids Represent stifled creativity along with a desire for a life-changing experience
Intramural - Pent-up desire for growth
Submucosal - Frustrated desire to shrink or grow one's family
Submucosal (pedunculated) - Unmet desire to create something of lasting importance
Subserosal - Frustration with inability or unwillingness to complete projects
Subserosal (pedunculated) - Unmet desire to create something of lasting importance
Vaginitis and types thereof Bacterial vaginosis - Allowing a specific negative belief system to control us
Vaginismus - Unable or unwilling to trust
Non-infectious vaginitis - Belief that girls are dirty or bad and serve no useful purpose
Trichomoniasis - Feeling that one is not contributing to society, as if one is a parasite. A recent life experience has awakened an unconscious recognition that one is not fulfilling one's true life purpose
Yeast infections - A new negative belief system has just formed. Recognizing it, along with treating the physical disorder, can hasten healing. Frustration at never seeming to receive admiration, positive attention or recognition for one's many (supposedly) selfless acts. See martyr
Varicose veins Wishing we were someplace - anyplace - else, or with someone - anyone - else, but unable or unwilling to do anything about it
Vertebrae Represent the foundation upon which our reactions to our life experiences rest. See back, skeleton, spine
Viral hemorrhagic fevers (VHF's) Feeling impotent. Victims of this family of diseases are often victims of situations seemingly beyond their control. The best protection is often the most difficult: believe - indeed, know - that one person can bring profound change into her or his world
Vitamin or mineral deficiency Unable to grasp and absorb the key meaning of an ongoing issue. There's a piece of critical information missing that would connect the pieces of the puzzle, if only it could be recognized. Meditate to find the answer
Walk (gait) Represents how we walk our spiritual path
Bow-legged - Pretending that there’s nothing wrong, even though it feels as if one’s world is going to fall apart
Duck-footed - Feeling justified in taking more than one's fair share
Fast - Deep need to be in control, avoidance
Knock-kneed - Fear, fear, fear and not having been taught the emotional tools with which to set it aside
Pigeon-toed - Self-righteous, victim
Shin splints - Trying too hard to get something distasteful over and done with
Slow - Deep need to re-assert one's control over someone who wants to gain independence
Stiff arms - Arrogance with feigned humility. Trying to keep emotions hidden
Swaying - "Look at me!"
Tip-toed - Fear, walking on eggshells. Trying to meet someone else's expectations. Desire to sneak up and startle people (control)
Warts Belief that one is unworthy
Feet (also known as Veruca) - Walking one’s path in a cold, heartless way and blaming someone for making us be that way
Hands - Fear that one's work is useless and/or unappreciated
Genitals - Belief that sex is shameful, or that one's sexual history is shameful and that punishment is required
West Nile virus See insect stings or bites, flu
Whooping cough HEAR ME!
Wrinkles Represent our thoughts and attitudes about our life, resulting from repeating the same response to the same negative or positive life experiences
Wrists Represent our ability or willingness (or lack thereof) to finish old tasks or to accept new ones. See carpal tunnel syndrome
Yawning Trying to make someone notice us. Looking for a way to escape a dull conversation or situation
Yeast infection A new negative belief system has just formed. Recognizing it, along with treating the physical disorder, can hasten healing. Frustration at never seeming to receive admiration, positive attention or recognition for our many (supposedly) selfless acts. See martyr
Yellow Fever Yellow Fever - Acute - Fear that a recent life choice that was made for the wrong reasons will backfire
Yellow Fever - Toxic - Wanting to escape the inevitable negative results of that choice
Zika Virus Infection Feeling there is no escaping responsibilities, and something horrible will happen if one's guard is let down even for a moment
Zoonotic Hookworm Belief that our property and our pets are clean and free of disease, and beyond reproach. Self-righteous



Conditions
Abscess | Abdominal pain | Accident proneness | Acne | ADD / ADHD | Addiction | Addison's disease | Adenomyosis | Adrenal glands | Aggressive/passive behaviour | AIDS / HIV | Allergic fungal sinusitis | Allergies | Alzheimer’s | Ambiguous genitalia | Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) | Andropause | Anemia | Angioedema | Ankles | Anorexia | Anosmia | Apnea | Appendicitis | Arthritis | Asthma | Astigmatism | Athlete's foot | Autism spectrum disorder | Autoimmune disorders

Babbling | Baby talk | Back | Back pain | Bacterial vaginosis | Bad breath | Baker's Cyst | Baldness | Barber's itch | Beckwith Wiedemann Syndrome | Bell's Palsy | Bi-polar disorder | Birth defects | Bladder | Blepharitis | Blindness | Blindness due to Diabetes | Blister | Bloating | Blood | Bloodshot eyes | Blood pressure | Body odour | Boils and carbuncles | Bones | Borderline Personality Disorder | Bow-legged | Breast | Broken bones | Bronchitis | Bruised nail | Bruised eye | Bulging eyes | Bulimia | Bunions | Burns and fires | Burping | Bursitis

Cancer | Candida | Canker sores | Cardiac arrest | Carpal Tunnel Syndrome | Cataracts | Cavities | Celiac Disease | Cerebral Palsy | Cervical spondylosis | Chapped Lips | Chickenpox | Chills or shivers | Chin | Chipped tooth | Choroidal melanoma | Cholesterol (high) | Chronic confusion | Chronic congestion | Chronic fatigue syndrome | Cirrhosis | Close talker | Clothing | Clubfoot | Cold sores | Collapsed Lung(s) | Colon Cancer | Constipation | COPD | Corns and Calluses | Covering the mouth when communicating | Cradle cap | Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease | Crooked teeth | Crohn's Disease | Crossed eyes | Crowded teeth | Cushing Syndrome | Cystic Fibrosis | Cysts, lumps and bumps | Cytomegalovirus

Dandruff | Dark circles | Degenerative disc disease | Delayed speech | Depression | Dermatitis | Detached retina | Deviated septum | Diabetes | Diarrhea | Digestion | Diphtheria | Diverticulitis | Dizziness | Drop foot | Duck-footed

Ears | Eczema | Elbows | Emphysema | Endometriosis | Epilepsy and/or Seizure | Epstein-Barr virus | Eustachian tube blockage | Eyes

Face | Far-sighted | Fast talker | Fast walker | Feet and toes | Fibrodysplasia Ossificans Progressiva (FOP) | Fibromyalgia | Fingers | Fingernails | Fistula | Flat feet | Flatulence | Floaters | Flu | Food allergies | Food poisoning | Foot fungus | Fractures | Frequent urination | Fuchs dystrophy | Fungal infections

Gallbladder | Gall Stones | Gangrene (due to Diabetes) | Gastroenteritis | Glaucoma | Gluttony | Golfer's elbow | Goosebumps | Gout | Gray hair | Grinding teeth | Guillain-Barré syndrome

Haglund’s Deformity | Hair | Hammertoe | Hand-foot-and-mouth disease | Hands and fingers | Handwriting | Hangnails | Hayfever | Headaches | Heart | Heartburn | Heel Spurs | Hematoma | Hemophilia | Hemorrhoid | Hepatitis | Hernia | Herpes simplex virus | Herpes zoster | Herpes zoster oticus | Hiccups | Hidradenitis suppurativa | Hips | Hives | Hoarding | Hormones | Huntington's disease | Hyperemesis gravidarum | Hyperhidrosis | Hypertension | Hyperthyroidism (Grave's Disease) | Hypochondria | Hyposmia | Hypothyroidism (Hashimoto's Thyroiditis)

I don't feel like it syndrome | IBS | Impacted teeth | Impetigo | Immune system | Impotence | Indigestion | Infection | Infertility | Influenza | Ingrown Hair | Ingrown Toenail | Insect stings or bites | Insomnia | Intermittent explosive disorder | Interstitial Cystitis | Iritis | Itching | Itchy breast

Jaundice | Joints

Keratosis pilaris | Kidneys | Kidney problems | Kidney/Renal failure | Klein-Levin Syndrome | Knees | Knee problems

Lactose Intolerance | Laryngitis | Laziness | Legs | Leukorrhea | Lips | Lisp | Liver | Loose bowel | Loud talker | Lungs | Lupus | Lying | Lyme Disease | Lymphedema | Lymphoma

Macular degeneration | Mad cow disease | Me too syndrome | Measles | Memory | Meniere's Disease | Menopause | Mental illness | Moles | Monthly cycle | Morton’s Neuroma | Multiple personality disorder | Multiple Sclerosis | Mumbling | Mumps | Munchausen's Syndrome by Proxy | Muscles | Muscular Dystrophy | Myocardial infarction

Nails | Narcissism | Narcolepsy | Narrow heels | Nausea and-or Vomiting | Near-sighted | Neck | Necrosis | Neuropathy | Night terrors | Nocebo Effect | Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease | Norovirus | Nose

Obesity/Overweight | Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) | Osgood-Schlatter disease | Osteonecrosis | Osteoporosis | Overbite

Pain | Parkinson’s disease | Passive/aggressive disorder | Pelvic floor dysfunction | Pelvic organ prolapse | Perspiration (excessive) | Phlebitis | Pica | Pigeon-toed | Pink eye | Pityriasis rosea | Plantar Warts | Plantar Fasciitis | Plummer's Disease (goiter) | Pleurisy | Pneumonia | Poison Ivy | Polio | Polycystic Ovary Syndrome | Porphyria (intermittent acute) | Post-nasal drip | Postpartum depression | Post-polio syndrome | Posture | Powassan virus | Prader-Willi Syndrome | Presbyopia | Proctalgia fugax | Prostate | Pseudo Munchausen's Syndrome by Proxy | Psoriatic Arthritis | Psoriasis | Pulmonary embolism

Radiation poisoning | Rash | Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy (RSD) | Renal failure | Restless Legs Syndrome | Rheumatoid Arthritis | Rickets | Ringworm | Root canal | Rosacea

Scarlet fever | Sciatica | Scoliosis | Self-mutilation | Sensitive teeth | Sensory Processing Disorder | Sepsis | Sexually transmitted diseases (STD's) | Shin splints | Shingles | Shoulders | Side effects | Sinusitis | Skeleton | Skin | Sleep | Slow Talker | Slow Walker | Smooth talker | Sneeze | Snoring | Soft talker | Spasm | Spasmodic torticollis | Speech | Spinal column | Spinal stenosis | Stomach Ulcer | Strep throat | Stroke | Stuttering | Stye | Suicide

Tailor's bunions | Tearing eye(s) | Teeth and Mouth | Tennis elbow | Thyroid | Tinnitus | TMJ Disorders | Toes | Toenails | Tongue-tie | Tonsillitis | Torn rotator cuff | Tourette Syndrome | Trapped Abdominal Gas | Trichomoniasis | Tuberculosis (TB) | Twitching - eye | Twitching - muscle

Ulcerative colitis | Ulcers | Underbite | Upper respiratory infections | Up talking | Urine | Urinary tract infections (UTI) | Uterine fibroids

Vaginitis | Vaginusmus | Varicose veins | Vertebrae | Vertigo | Viral hemorrhagic fevers | Vitamin or mineral deficiency | Vitiligo

Walk (gait) | Warts | West Nile virus | Whining | Whiplash | Whooping cough | Wrinkles | Wrists

Yawning | Yeast infection | Yellow Fever

Zika Virus Infection | Zoonotic Hookworm
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