Understanding the meridians and their involvement of the cause of disease, will help you to understand your health better.
Meridians are energy pathways that relate to major body organs. They run through the body penetrating organs and tissues. Energy pathways in the body can become congested and stagnant as a result of incorrect living. Lifestyle, stress and emotions affect the energy flow in our bodies. When these pathways become blocked the body shows specific ‘warning’ signs. The stomach, spleen/pancreas, kidney and gall bladder meridians all penetrate the breast area. This area is where 70% of breast cancer is diagnosed. Breast cancer is abnormal growth of cells in the breast tissue resulting in malignant tumours. Women over the age of 45 years have the highest chance of getting breast cancer, because as we age our bodies become less defensive.
According to Western orthodox medicine breast cancer cells can manifest 8 – 10 years before they are detected. Congestion of the meridians mentioned above can be the root cause of breast cancer. Knowing the symptoms which manifest can help with early detection of breast cancer. We should then alter our lifestyles and diets to get rid of those current ‘warning signs’, thus getting rid of the underlying cause of breast cancer.
There are symptoms we get along our meridians that should not be overlooked. They can point to the relating meridian becoming more congested which can result in breast cancer. Below are some of the signs to look out for, relating to each meridian: