The emotion of the water element is fear. The color is deep blue and the taste is salty. When this organ is out of balance it can weaken the body which in turn can cause bladder and kidney infections. You may find that you crave more salty foods and experience more fear.
It is not clear why endometriosis occurs but we do know that it is very painful. It can be treated with western medicine as well as alternative medicine, such as acupuncture and Chinese herbs. The good news is there are options and you can combine holistic alternatives even with your western medicine treatments, to give you the best of both worlds.
Traditional Chinese medicine is tailored to you and what you are dealing with as an individual person. People heal at different rates and some people’s bodies may accept different treatments better than others. Everyone is unique and people with the same illness or disease may need different care.
Even though the acupuncture labor induction process is effective and safe, unfortunately, many women do not consider this method here in the United States nor do the typical Western obgyn’s suggest it.