Five Elements- Signs your Metal Element is Out of Balance

According to Traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) Five Element theory the Metal Element relates to the lungs and large intestine.  Here are some signs and symptoms to tell if your Metal Element is out of balance.

>>Physical signs:

  • Shoulders rolled forward
  • Phlegm
  • Chronic coughing
  • Dry skin (eczema)
  • Stools dry and hard or loose
  • Aversion to cold or heat
  • Easily catches colds or flu

>>Emotional signs:

  • Lack of willpower
  • Disinclination to talk
  • Lack of assertiveness
  • Feelings of sadness, disappointment or despair
  • Hypersensitivity
  • Feeling exposed, vulnerable
  • Unable to attain one’s goals

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