Introducing our newest series here on our page: The Organ-Emotion Connection. We are all about integrating the mind and body here at A Balanced Self + hope this information can provide you with another perspective with what you may be experiencing!
Connecting Eastern + Western medicine to understand the body, mind, and dysfunction is an interesting and valuable approach to wellness that we have always valued.
We start with the LIVER - Alicia’s favorite organ 🙃 This is one of the most vital team players in the human body. If the liver is on overdrive, so much dysfunction can present!
Here is a closer look:
FUNCTIONS OF THE LIVER | here are over 500 functions! Here are some of the main ones:
Bile production and excretion
Metabolism of fats, proteins, and carbohydrates
Energy + blood flow throughout body
Storage of glycogen, vitamins, and minerals
SYMPTOMS OF IMBALANCE
FACTORS THAT CONTRIBUTE TO IMBALANCE
Dietary, environmental, lifestyle, and genetic
WAYS TO BRING BACK HARMONY + BALANCE
Eating greens at almost every meal
Movement + Exercise
Limit alcohol consumption
Massage Spleen 6 - a meridian point in the body