The Throat Chakra
A list of physical, mental/psychological, emotional, and spiritual signs and symptoms that there is insufficient or excessive energy flowing within a particular chakra, or that there is an energetic block in the Throat Chakra area that is creationg a malfunction on some level. Oftentimes, a severe block or imbalance in a nearby chakra can cause issues with the chakra above or below it.
Symptoms & Signs of Thraot Chakra Imbalance
Related Issues & Representations: Communication & Self Expression, Sound, Vibration, Creativity, Telepathy, Inspiration, Inner Identity, Speech, Writing and Thought Expression, Ttalking and listening
issues of self expression and communication, balance, harmony, honesty and integrity, authenticity, higher creativity and self expression; problems with making decisions and taking actions based on ideas; issues involving being able to speak one's truth or understand the intentions of others; issues relating to one's inner voice and guidance, or 'inner truth'. Physical issues connected to the body areas and organs associated with the Throat Chakra.
Associated Glands/Organs & Corresponding Body Parts: Respiratory System/Thyroid Gland, Parathyroid, Throat, Mouth, Lips, Teeth, Toungue, Jaw, Ears, Neck, the Upper Chest, Shoulders, Arms and Hands, Vocal Cords, Lungs,
A Balanced Throat Chakra enables us to grow physically, mentally and emotionally. It helps the other chakras pull in energy and maintain good health.
Physical Imbalances & Malfunctions in Throat Chakra (Muladhara)
Problems with communication, issues related to speech (e.g. stuttering, tourettes syndrome), throat problems, sore throats/raspy voice, coughing, laryngitis, tonsillitis, poor listening skills, hearing problems, thyroid issues (under-active/over-active), allergies, nasal issues (stuffy, runny nose), sinus infections,
swollen glands/lymph nodes in neck, goiters, skin isses on face/neck,
mouth ulcers, teeth and gum problems; tooth aches/infections, issues with cheeks, chin, mouth, lips or toungue,
facial pain or paralysis, ear problems/infections, tinnitus issues with jaw, TMJ, upper spine scoliosis, neck stiffness/pain, shoulder tension, tension headaches, lymphatic problems,
parathyroid problems, cold symptoms, weakened immune system, issues with metabolism, under-eating/over-eating,
issues with breathing/lungs, asthma, emotional and physical addictions, psychological imbalances
Over-Active Throat Chakra (Excessive Energy)
Excessive talking, or talking too fast, poor listening skills, inability to concentrate, negative speaking, criticizing, domineering words, hyperactivity, over-reacting, stubborn beliefs, emotional and physical addictions, indiciseveness, lack of will power, inability to express one's self or truth, dishonesty,
devious, judemental, stubborness or rigidity, stubborness, no will-power, overwhelmed, gossiping, condescending, arrogant, interruptimg others,
poor comprehension, dominating voice, dogmatic, ignorance,
Domineering, fanatical, talking as a defense, course language, shouting.
Under-ActiveThroat Chakra (Insufficient Energy)
Resistance to change, stubbornness, slow to respond, problems communicating, talking too little, trouble communicating thoughts and feelings; difficulty expressing opinions or ideas, withholding words, fear of speaking, difficulty putting feelings into words, introverted, shyness, quiet and withdrawn, not trusting intuition or 'inner voice', inability to stand up for oneself; critical, judgmental,
inconsistent, unreliable, timid or weak voice, speech difficulties,
manipulative, deceit; not being honest with one's self or others, not speaking one's truth; inability to relax, holding back, confusion, inner conflicts, indecisevness, lack of discernment, negative thinking, misuse of Knowledge, ignorance, lack of inspiration, blocked creativity and self expression.
Life Stage Trauma: Issues with the Throat chakra are associated with trauma ocurring between the ages of 16-21, 46-51 or 76-81,
Signs of a Balanced Throat Chakra
Authentic self expression, harmonious communication, good speaking and listening skills, honest, creative and self-expressive; artistic, confident, able to express opinions, ideas, thoughts and feelings, listens objectively without making assumptions, words flow freely,honest and truthful, loyal, sound judgement and decision making, wisdom, high clarity of thought, intense focus, inventivenes, peaceful, charismatic, independent, assertice, clear-thinking and speaking, good sense of timing, good sense of humor, open and expressive, clear and direct.
Balance and Energize the Throat Chakra
by being honest with others and expressing your truth. Work on harmonious communication with others by balancing listening and speaking. Communicate your true thoughts, feelings, opinions and ideas. Be more creative and express your authentic self. Express yourself with creative forms of art and music. Learn to trust your 'inner voice' and guidance. Sing or chant, laugh more; listen to harmonious music. Release past emotions and fears. Drink water or warm herbal teas. Practice deep breathing exercises. Purify any toxins from your body.
Throat Chakra Imbalances can also be healed through Sound, Color, and Meditation/visualization techniques.