Traditional chinese medicine – Your face suggest changes inside your body
According to Chinese medicine, your face is a window through which you can “see” your health. Your forehead, nose, chin, right and left cheek are the 5 zones that give you signs of what happens inside your body. Most people do not realize that their face is the perfect ‘bulletin board’ which tells you what is going on under the surface. Your body language speaks only through the imbalance that occurs inside. Every part of your face reflects different elements: fire, earth, water, metal and wood. They all correspond to specific organs; therefore visual facial signals alert you that something more serious is going on with your body.
According to Chinese medicine, the forehead corresponds to the element fire. It is associated with the heart, intestines, mind and spirit. Take a closer look at your forehead and notice if redness or small blood vessels appear on the skin. If the answer is yes, then this can be a sign of heart problems. Color change can also be caused by recent strong emotional experiences, such as break ups or loss of loved ones.
A heart attack can usually be predicted if there is a blue-greenish tint on your forehead. If the color of the skin of your forehead changes and it is followed by a rapid heartbeat, dizziness, shortness of breath, pain or tingling in the left hand, seek immediate help from a doctor.
The nose fits element earth, and it is in tight relationship with your stomach, spleen and pancreas. Symptoms usually are shown through pimples on the top or on the sides of the nose. Consider what food you have eaten in the previous days. If the food was too spicy, fried, fatty or generally unhealthy, then your problem is caused by poor diet. As a result, you suffer from indigestion, constipation or diarrhea. Cracked capillaries or redness at the root of the nose may indicate problems with alcohol or, simply means that you worry a lot and are constantly under stress. Try to calm down and relax with meditation or yoga.
This is an area that relates to the element of water, and it is interlinked with the kidneys and bladder, including hormones and glands. If you notice colored and dark spots on the skin around the mouth and chin, it may indicate kidney or bladder problems. Also, pimples on the chin can be a sign of hormonal imbalance. Problems often arise when the body produces excess estrogen and testosterone. Observe that small concave part between your nose and your upper mouth. This small area relates to the uterus and ovaries in women or prostate in men. Horizontal lines or changes in skin color may indicate a problem with infertility, due to endometriosis or cysts. According to Chinese medicine, people who have a small chin have a genetic predisposition for the weakness of the kidneys and bladder, but it does not mean that if you have a small chin, you will surely develop a disease associated with these organs.
4 Right cheek
It is associated with the element of metal, and therefore this area relates to the lungs and colon. The problems with these organs can be seen through the change of color on the right cheek. Also, acne, eczema or redness in this area can be a sign that you will have cold. Various diseases of the lungs and upper airways may encourage visual symptoms on the right cheek. People who are prone to respiratory allergies or asthma, have eczema, mild rash or appearance of gentle blue-greenish tint on the right cheek.
5 Left cheek
The left cheek corresponds to the element wood. It has been associated with liver and bile. If you notice cracked capillaries and redness, you should know that there may be an inflammation or your liver must be having some toxins. Cracked veins, redness and rash can sometimes be a sign of high blood pressure. On the other hand, yellowish tint under the left eye may indicate gallstones or high triglycerides and cholesterol. The problems in this part of the face can reveal even emotional states as anger and depression. Keep in mind that there are many ways that the body warns you that there is a loss of inner balance, and therefore never ignore signs that it sends you.