Every illness has a meaning, the same way everything does in this universe. Illness can teach us about the lessons we are here to learn. We must know that we have the power to heal ourselves, this is call holistic healing, healing occurs when we are ready and willing to make some deep and major changes in our life. We must pay attention without judgment to all areas of our lives and nourish our mind body and spirit with compassion and love in order to find true balance and harmony.
Here is an A to Z list of all the illnesses and their true meaning so that we can all work in consciousness towards a happy and balance life.
Abdominal Cramps: Fear. Stopping the process.
Abscess: Fermenting thoughts over hurts, slights and revenge.
Accidents: Inability to speak up for the self. Rebellion against authority. Belief in violence.
Aches: Longing for love. Longing to be held.
Acne: Not accepting the self. Dislike of the self.
Addictions: Running from the self. Fear. Not knowing how to love self.
Adrenal Problems: Defeatism. No longer caring for the self. Anxiety.
Alcoholism: Feeling off utility, guilt, inadequacy. Self-rejection.
Allergies: Denying your own power.
Alzheimer’s Disease: Refusal to deal with the world as it is. Hopelessness and helplessness. Anger.
Amenorrhea: Not wanting to be a woman. Dislike of the self.
Anemia: “Yes-but” attitude. Lack of joy. Fear of life. Not feeling good enough.
Ankle: Inflexibility and guilt. Ankles represent the ability to receive pleasure.
Anorexia: Denying the self life. Extreme fear, self-hatred and rejection.
Anxiety: Not trusting the flow and the process of life.
Apathy: Resistance to feeling. Deadening of the self. Fear.
Appetite, Excessive: Fear. Needing protection. Judging the emotions.
Arm: Represents the capacity and ability to hold the experiences of life.
Arteries: Carry the joy of life.
Arthritic Fingers: A desire to punish. Blame. Feeling victimized.
Arthritis: Feeling unloved. Criticism, resentment. – Rheumatoid Arthritis: Feeling victimized. Lack of love. Chronic bitterness. Resentment. Deep criticism of authority. Feeling very putupon.
Asthma: Smother love. Inability to breathe for one’s self. Feeling stifled. Suppressed crying.
Athlete’s Foot: Frustration at not being accepted. Inability to move forward with ease.
Back Issues: Represents the support of life. - Back Problems: Rounded shoulders: Carrying the burdens of life. Helpless and hopeless. - Lower Back Pain: Fear of money or lack offinancial support. - Mid-Back Pain: Guilt. Stuck in all that stuff back there. “Get off my back!”. - Upper Back Pain: Lack of emotional support. Feeling unloved. Holding back love. - Back Curvature: The inability to flow with the support of life. Fear and trying to hold on to old ideas. Not trusting life. Lack of integrity. No courage of convictions.
Bad Breath: Anger and revenge thoughts. Experiences backing up.
Balance, Loss of: Scattered thinking. Not centered.
Baldness: Fear. Tension. Trying to control everything.
Bedwetting: Fear of parent, usually the father.
Belching: Fear. Gulping life too quickly.
Bell’s Palsy: Extreme control over anger. Unwillingness to express feelings.
Bladder Problems: Anxiety. Holding on to old ideas. Fear of letting go. Being “pissed off”.
Bleeding: Joy running out. Anger.
Blisters: Resistance. Lack of emotional protection.
Blood Pressure: – High: Longstanding emotional problem not solved. – Low: Lack of love as a child. Defeatism.
Body Odor: Fear. Dislike of the self. Fear of others.
Bones: Represent the structure of the universe. – Bone marrow: Represents deepest beliefs about the self. How you support and care for yourself. – Breaks: Rebelling against authority.
Brain: Represents the computer, the switchboard. – Tumor: Incorrect computerized beliefs. Stubborn. Refusing to change old patterns.
Breast: Represents mothering and nurturing and nourishment. – Cysts, Lumps: A refusal to nourish the self. Putting everyone else first. Over mothering. Overprotection. Over bearing attitudes.
Breath: Represents the ability to take in life. – Breathing Problems: Fear. Not trusting the process of life. Getting stuck in childhood. Fear of taking in life fully. – Bronchitis: Inflamed family environment. Arguments and yelling.
Bruises: The little bumps in life. Self-punishment.
Bulimia: Hopeless terror. A frantic stuffing and purging of self-hatred.
Burns: Anger. Burning up. Incensed.
Bursitis: Repressed anger. Wanting to hit someone.
Calluses: Hardened conceptsand ideas. Fear solidified.
Cancer: Deep hurt. Longstanding resentment. Deep secret or grief eating away at the self. Carryinghatreds.
Candida: Feeling veryscattered. Lots of frustration and anger. Demanding and untrusting inrelationships. Great takers.
Canker Sores: Festering wordsheld back by the lips. Blame.
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome: Angerand frustration at life’s seeming injustices.
Cataracts: Inability to seeahead with joy. Dark future.
Cellulite: Stored anger andself-punishment.
Cerebral Palsy: A need tounite the family in an action of love.
Chills: Mental contraction, pulling away and in. Desire to retreat.
Cholesterol: Clogging thechannels of joy. Fear of accepting joy.
Circulation: Represents theability to feel and express the emotions in positive ways.
Colds: Too much going on atonce. Mental confusion, disorder. Small hurts.
Colic: Mental irritation, impatience, annoyance in the surroundings.
Colitis: Insecurity. Represents the ease of letting go of that which is over.
Coma: Fear. Escapingsomething or someone.
Conjunctivitis: Anger andfrustration at what you are looking at in life.
Constipation: Incompletereleasing. Holding on to garbage of the past. Guilt over the past. Sometimesstinginess.
Corns: Hardened areas ofthought – stubborn holding on to the pain of the past.
Coughs: A desire to bark atthe world. “Listen to me!”
Cramps: Tension. Fear. Gripping, holding on.
Crohn’s Disease: Fear. Worry. Not feeling good enough.
Crying: Tears are the riverof life, shed in joy as well as in sadness and fear.
Cuts: Punishment for notfollowing your own rules.
Cysts: Running the oldpainful movie. Nursing hurts. A false growth.
Cystic Fibrosis: A thickbelief that life won’t work for you. “Poor me.”
Deafness: Rejection, stubbornness, isolation. What don’t you want to hear? “Don’t bother me.”
Depression: Anger you feelyou do not have a right to have. Hopelessness.
Diabetes: Longing for whatmight have been. A great need to control. Deep sorrow. No sweetness left.
Diarrhea: Fear. Rejection. Running off.
Dizziness: Flighty, scatteredthinking. A refusal to look.
Dry eyes: Angry eyes. Refusing to see with love. Would rather die than forgive. Being spiteful.
Dysmenorrhea: Anger at theself. Hatred of the body or of women.
Ear: Represents the capacityto hear. – Ache: Anger. Not wanting to hear. Too much turmoil. Householdarguing.
Eczema: Breath-takingantagonism. Mental eruptions.
Edema: What or who won’t youlet go of?
Elbow: Represents changingdirections and accepting new experiences.
Emphysema: Fear of taking inlife. Not worthy of living.
Endometriosis: Insecurity, disappointment and frustration. Replacing self-love with sugar. Blamers.
Epilepsy: Sense ofpersecution. Rejection of life. A feeling of great struggle. Self-violence.
Epstein-Barr Virus: Pushingbeyond one’s limits. Fear of not being good enough. Draining all inner support. Stress.
Eye: Represents the capacityto see clearly past, present, future. – Astigmatism: “I” trouble. Fear of reallyseeing the self. – Hyperopia: Fear of the present. – Myopia: Fear of the future.
Face: Represents what we showthe world.
Fainting: Fear. Can’t cope. Blacking out.
Fat or Weight issues: Oversensitivity. Often represents fear and shows a need for protection. Fear maybe a cover for hidden anger and a resistance to forgive. Running away fromfeelings. Insecurity, self-rejection and seeking fulfillment. – Arms: Anger atbeing denied love. – Belly: Anger at being denied nourishment. – Hips: Lumps ofstubborn anger at the parents. – Thighs: Packed childhood anger. Often rage atthe father.
Fatigue: Resistance, boredom. Lack of love for what one does.
Feet: Represent ourunderstanding – of ourselves, of life, of others. – Foot Problems: Fear of thefuture and of not stepping forward in life.
Fever: Anger. Burning up.
Fibroid Tumors: Nursing ahurt from a partner. A blow to the feminine ego.
Fingers: Represent thedetails of life. – Thumb: Represents intellect and worry. – Index: Representsego and fear. – Middle: Represents anger and sexuality. – Ring: Representsunions and grief. – Little: Represents the family and pretending.
Food Poisoning: Allowingothers to take control. Feeling defenseless.
Frigidity: Fear. Denial ofpleasure. A belief that sex is bad. Insensitive partners. Fear of father.
Fungus: Stagnating beliefs. Refusing to release the past. Letting the past rule today.
Gallstones: Bitterness. Hardthoughts. Condemning. Pride.
Gas: Gripping. Fear. Undigested ideas.
Gastritis: Prolongeduncertainty. A feeling of doom.
Genitals: Represent themasculine and feminine principles. Worry about not being good enough.
Gland Problems: Representholding stations. Self-staring activity. Holding yourself back.
Gout: The need to dominate. Impatience, anger.
Glaucoma: Stony unforgivenes. Pressure from longstanding hurts. Overwhelmed by it all.
Gray Hair: Stress. A beliefin pressure and strain.
Growths: Nursing those oldhurts. Building resentments.
Gum Problems: Inability toback up decisions. Indecisive about life.
Hands: Hold and handle. Clutch and grip. Grasping and letting go. Caressing. Pinching. All ways ofdealing with experiences.
Hay Fever: Emotionalcongestion. Fear of the calendar. A belief in persecution. Guilt.
Headaches: Invalidating theself. Self-criticism. Fear.
Heart: Represents the centerof love and security. – Heart Attack: Squeezing all the joy out of the heart infavor of money or position. Feeling alone and scared. “I’m not good enough. Idon’t do enough. I’ll never make it.” – Heart Problems: Longstanding emotionalproblems. Lack of joy. Hardening of the heart. Belief in strain and stress.
Heartburn: Fear. Fear. Fear. Clutching Fear.
Hemorrhoids: Fear ofdeadlines. Anger of the past. Afraid to let go. Feeling burdened.
Hepatitis: Resistance tochange. Fear, anger, hatred. Liver is the seat of anger and rage.
Hernia: Rupturedrelationships. Strain, burdens, incorrect creative expression.
Herpes Genitals: Mass beliefin sexual guilt and the need for punishment. Public shame. Belief in a punishing God. Rejection of the genitals.
Herpes Simplex: Bitter words left unspoken.
Hip: Carries the body inperfect balance. Major thrust in moving forward. Fear of going forward in majordecisions. Nothing to move forward to.
Hives: Small, hidden fears. Mountains out of molehills.
Hodgkin’s Disease: Blame anda tremendous fear of not being good enough. A frantic race to prove one’s selfuntil the blood has no substance left to support itself. The joy of life isforgotten in the race of acceptance.
Hyperactivity: Fear. Feelingpressured and frantic.
Hyperventilation: Fear. Resisting change. Not trusting the process.
Hypoglycemia: Overwhelmed bythe burdens in life.
Impotence: Sexual pressure, tension, guilt. Social beliefs. Spite against a previous mate. Fear of mother.
Incontinence: Emotionaloverflow. Years of controlling emotions.
Indigestion: Gut-level fear, dread, anxiety. Griping and grunting.
Infection: Irritation, anger, annoyance.
Inflammation: Fear. Seeingred. Inflamed thinking. Anger and frustration about conditions you are lookingat in your life.
Influenza: Response to massnegativity and beliefs. Fear. Belief in statistics.
Ingrown Toenail: Worry andguilt about your right to move forward.
Injuries: Anger at the self. Feeling guilty.
Insanity: Fleeing from thefamily. Escapism, withdrawal. Violent separation from life.
Insomnia: Fear. Not trustingthe process of life. Guilt.
Intestines: Representassimilation and absorption.
Itching: Desires that goagainst the grain. Unsatisfied. Remorse. Itching to get out or get away.
Jaundice: Internal andexternal prejudice. Unbalanced reason.
Jaw Problems: Anger. Resentment. Desire for revenge.
Kidney Problems: Criticism, disappointment, failure. Shame. Reacting like a child.
Kidney Stones: Lumps ofundissolved anger.
Knee: Represents pride andego. Stubborn ego and pride. Inability to bend. Fear. Inflexibility. Won’t give in.
Laryngitis: So mad you can’t speak. Fear of speaking up. Resentment of authority.
Left Side of Body: Represents receptivity, taking in, feminine energy, women, the mother.
Leg: Carry us forward inlife.
Liver: Seat of anger andprimitive emotions. Chronic complaining. Justifying fault-finding to deceiveyourself. Feeling bad.
Lockjaw: Anger. A desire tocontrol. A refusal to express feelings.
Lump in the Throat: Fear. Nottrusting the process of life.
Lung: The ability to take inlife. Depression. Grief. Not feeling worthy of living life fully.
Lupus: A giving up. Better todie than stand up for one’s self. Anger and punishment.
Lymph Problems: A warningthat the mind needs to be re centered on the essentials of life. Love and joy.
Malaria: Out of balance with nature and with life.
Menopause Problems: Fear of no longer being wanted. Fear of aging. Self-rejection. Not feeling good enough.
Menstrual Problems: Rejection of one’s femininity. Guilt, fear. Belief that the genitals are sinful or dirty.
Migraine Headaches: Dislike of being driven. Resisting the flow of life. Sexual fears.
Miscarriage: Fear of the future. Inappropriate timing.
Mononucleosis: Anger at not receiving love and appreciation. No longer caring for the self.
Motion Sickness: Fear. Bondage. Feeling of being trapped.
Mouth: Represents taking in of new ideas and nourishment. Set opinions. Closed mind. Incapacity to take in new ideas.
Multiple Sclerosis: Mental hardness, hard-heartedness, iron will, inflexibility.
Muscles: Resistance to new experiences. Muscles represent our ability to move in life.
Muscular Dystrophy: “It’s not worth growing up.”
Nails: Represent protection. – Nail Biting: Frustration. Eating away at the self. Spite of a parent.
Narcolepsy: Can’t cope. Extreme fear. Wanting to get away from it all. Not wanting to be here.
Nausea: Fear. Rejecting an idea or experience.
Neck: Represents flexibility. The ability to see what’s back there. Refusing to see other sides of a question. Stubbornness, inflexibility. Unbending stubbornness.
Nephritis: Overreaction to disappointment and failure.
Nerves: Represents communication. Receptive reporters.
Nervous Breakdown: Self-centeredness. Jamming the channels of communication.
Nervousness: Fear, anxiety, struggle, rushing. Not trusting the process of life.
Neuralgia: Punishment for guilt. Anguish over communication.
Nodules: Resentment and frustration and hurt ego over career.
Nose: Represents self-recognition. – Nose Bleeds: A need for recognition. Feeling unnoticed. Crying for love. – Runny Nose: Asking for help. Inner crying. – Stuffy Nose: Not recognizing the self-worth.
Numbness: Withholding love and consideration. Going dead mentally.
Osteomyelitis: Anger and frustration at the very structure of life. Feeling unsupported.
Osteoporosis: Feeling there is no support left in life. Mental pressures and tightness. Muscles can’tstretch. Loss of mental mobility.
Ovaries: Represent points of creation. Creativity.
Pain: Guilt. Guilt alwaysseeks punishment.
Paralysis: Paralyzing thoughts. Getting stuck. Terror leading to escape from a situation or person.
Pancreas: Represents thesweetness of life.
Pancreatitis: Rejection. Anger and frustration because life seems to have lost its sweetness.
Parasites: Giving power to others, letting them take over and life off of you.
Parkinson’s Disease: Fear andan intense desire to control everything and everyone.
Peptic Ulcer: Fear. A beliefthat you are not good enough. Anxious to please.
Phlebitis: Anger andfrustration. Blaming others for the limitation and lack of joy in life.
Pimples: Small outbursts ofanger.
Pituitary Gland: Representsthe control center.
Pneumonia: Desperate. Tiredof life. Emotional wounds that are not allowed to heal.
Poison Ivy: Allergy Feelingdefenseless and open to attack.
Polio: Paralyzing jealousy. Adesire to stop someone.
Premenstrual Syndrome: Allowing confusion to reign. Giving power to outside influences. Rejection ofthe feminine processes.
Prostate: Represents themasculine principle. Mental fears weaken the masculinity. Giving up. Sexualpressure and guilt. Belief in aging.
Psoriasis: Fear of being hurt. Deadening the senses of the self. Refusing to accept responsibility for our own feelings.
Rash: Irritation over delays. Immature way to get attention.
Right Side of Body: Givingout, letting go, masculine energy, men, the father.
Ringworm: Allowing others to get under your skin. Not feeling good enough or clean enough.
Scabies: Infected thinking. Allowing others to get under your skin.
Sciatica: Being hypocritical. Fear of money and of the future.
Scleroderma: Protecting theself from life. Not trusting yourself to be there and to take care of yourself.
Scratches: Feeling life tearsat you, that life is a rip off.
Senility: Returning to theso-called safety of childhood. Demanding care and attention. A form of controlof those around you. Escapism.
Shin: Represents thestandards of life. Breaking down ideals.
Shingles: Waiting for theother shoe to drop. Fear and tension. Too sensitive.
Sinus Problems: Irritation toone person, someone close.
Skin: Protects ourindividuality. Anxiety, fear. Old, buried things. I am being threatened.
Slipped Disc: Feeling totallyunsupported by life. Indecisive.
Snoring: Stubborn refusal to let go of old patterns.
Solar Plexus: Gut reactions. Center of our intuitive power.
Sores: Unexpressed anger thatsettles in.
Spleen: Obsessions. Beingobsessed about things.
Sprains: Anger andresistance. Not wanting to move in a certain direction in life.
Sterility: Fear andresistance to the process of life or not needing to go through the parentingexperience.
Stiffness: Rigid, stiffthinking.
Stomach: Holds nourishment. Digests ideas. Dread. Fear of the new. Inability to assimilate the new.
Stroke: Giving up. Resistance. Rather die than change. Rejection of life. Stuttering: Insecurity. Lack of self-expression. Not being allowed to cry.
Sty: Looking at life through angry eyes. Angry at someone.
Suicidal thoughts: See life only in black and white. Refusal to see another way out.
Teeth: Represent decisions. – Teeth Problems: Longstanding indecisiveness. Inability to break down ideas foranalysis and decisions. – Root Canal: Can’t bite into anything anymore. Rootbeliefs being destroyed. – Impacted Wisdom Teeth: Not giving yourself mentalspace to create a firm foundation.
Throat: Avenue of expression. Channel of creativity. – Throat Problems: The inability to speak up for one’sself. Swallowed anger. Stifled creativity. Refusal to change. – Sore throat: Holding in angry words. Feeling unable to express the self.
Thrush: Anger over making thewrong decisions.
Thymus Gland: Feelingattacked by life. They are out to get me.
Thyroid Gland: Humiliation. Inever get to do what I want to do. When is it going to be my turn. – Hyperthyroid: Rage at being left out.
Tics, Twitches: Fear. Afeeling of being watched by others.
Tinnitus or Ringing in theEars: Refusal to listen. Not hearing the inner voice. Stubbornness.
Toes: Represent the minor details of the future.
Tongue: Represents theability to taste the pleasures of life with joy.
Tonsillitis: Fear. Repressedemotions. Stifled creativity.
Tuberculosis: Wasting awayfrom selfishness. Possessive. Cruel thoughts. Revenge.
Urinary infections: Pissed off, usually at the opposite sex or a lover. Blaming others.
Uterus: Represents the home of creativity.
Vaginitis: Anger at a mate. Sexual guilt. Punishing the self.
Varicose Veins: Standing in a situation you hate. Discouragement. Feeling over-worked and overburdened.
Vitiligo: Feeling completely outside of things. Not belonging. Not one of the group.
Vomiting: Violent rejection of ideas. Fear of the new.
Warts: Little expressions ofhate. Belief in ugliness. – Plantar Warts: Anger at the very basis of yourunderstanding. Spreading frustration about the future.
Wrist: Represents movementand ease.