Some science behind the scenes

Types of hurt and organs

In the system of Chinese medicine and that of the Ayurvedic system, there is an acceptance that negative emotion and various forms of emotional hurt trigger disease.

In the observations we have collected there is proof of this. 

Dr Daniel Hack Tuke [Daniel Hack Tuke, M.D., M.R.C.P]  is perhaps one of the greatest contributors of evidence of the power mind has over matter.  Although we have only a representational selection of the observations he meticulously collected on the site, [a selection based on trying to provide examples for as many illnesses as possible], his book Illustrations Of The Influence Of The Mind Upon The Body In Health And Disease, Designed To Elucidate The Action Of The Imagination contains hundreds and hundreds of examples, all of which were obtained from publications like the Lancet, Elements of Physiology. By J. Miiller, M.D, The Edinburgh Medical and Surgical Journal, The Psychological Journal, Edited by Dr. Forbes Winslow and The Journal of Mental Science, Edited by Drs. Maudsley and Sibbald. 

Around 90  sources are listed including American works such as the American Journal of Insanity and French works such as La Medecine des Passions,  Par J. B. F. Descuret.  The book is over 850 pages in length and it is packed with case studies as opposed to conclusions.

Disease is ultimately physically caused by the following and we have considerable proof on the site that this list is correct:–

  • Pathogens – viruses, bacteria, fungi, and parasites;
  • Toxins such as heavy metals, insecticides, pesticides and pharmaceuticals like immunosuppressants, and vaccines
  • Heavy metals – lead, cadmium, aluminium, mercury etc including metal implants and dental amalgam fillings
  • Radiation of all sorts – heat/cold and electromagnetic emissions from mobile phones and wi-fi
  • ‘Bad air’ – hypoxia in other words, poor air quality and lack of oxygen and other needed gases
  • Physical hurt such as a wound or scratch, and those caused by surgery or an accident;
  • Nutritional deprivation – both overloading and under nourishment  

And it appears that negative emotion of high intensity damages organs.  Thus jealousy is as good as grief, loneliness is as good as envy, hate is as good as insecurity at provoking illness. 

Despite the perceived link between types of emotional hurt and the organ affected, there is no evidence of this.  Thus there is not a ‘seat’ of each type of emotion.  The liver is not the seat of cowardice, the gall bladder is not the seat of malice, the spleen is not the seat of rage.  Unless we think it is. 

Thus what determines which organ is damaged by the mixture of negative emotion and pathogen is our subconscious belief of where we have been hurt.  Thus by saying or believing that we have a broken heart when grief, rejection or unrequited love appear, that is exactly where the disease strikes. 

“Thought strongly directed to any part tends to increase its vascularity, and consequently its sensibility. Associated with a powerful emotion, these effects are more strikingly shown. And, when not directed to any special part, an excited emotional condition induces a general sensitiveness to impressions” [Hack Tuke]

If we have been humiliated as a man by our wife or girl-friend running off with someone else, disease often appears to strike at the reproductive organs – men get prostate cancer at worse or BPH. 

Thus for those using the TCM and Ayurvedic systems [or even Louise Hay’s system] , with the belief in the correlation between organ and hurt, the belief will be reinforced

The negative emotion has the effect of weakening the immune system.  But the intensity of the emotion also has a direct ‘electrical effect’ on the nerves, and there is some justification in the term being ‘burnt out’ when it comes to stress.  Pathogens and toxins will then tend to migrate to the weakest organ.

In contrast, positive emotions – love, friendship, empathy, compassion, forgiveness, and so on all appear to boost the immune system.  Thus listening to music appears to be healing, because it fills us with joy and happiness – two positive emotions.  Similarly making love [when it is genuine, thus not ‘having sex’] is also a positive contributor towards immune system boosting. 

Overload [hurt and disease] and suppression [healing].

The correlation found in belief systems

Please note that this table is incomplete and a work in process, as more information becomes available I will add to it.

Main organ


+ve Emotion

-ve emotion


Brain damage


Anosmia [loss of sense of smell]


Atonia and atonic seizures
Autism, savantism and other forms of PDD
Being in a coma
Blindness, macular degeneration and other sight impairment

Brain haemorrhage

Brain tumour

Deafness and tinnitus
Dementia and Alzheimers



Epidural hematoma

Manic depression



Nervous breakdown


Parkinson's disease


Transient global amnesia

Traumatic injury to the brain and head banging


Western system

Excitement, being thrilled, exhilaration, enthrallment, rapture


Being pleased, not frustrated or exasperated




Surprise, Amazement, astonishment, being astounded

Western system

Being bored, boredom, tedium, feelings of pointlessness


Exasperation, frustration, displeasure, dismay, disappointment



Not being surprised, unsurprised

Mouth and tooth disease

Mouth and tooth disease



Dental fillings


Western systems


Western systems

Discontentment,  regretfulness, resentfulness, envy, covetousness, jealousy


Skin diseases



Third degree burns



Western systems

INCLUSION - Inclusion, not being lonely, being loved

Western systems

LONELINESS, exclusion, being ostracised, alienation, isolation, neglect, rejection

Blood circulatory system

Blood circulatory system disease




Cholesterol problems


Endothelial dysfunction


Loss of blood, haemorrhaging and letting blood





Western systems

JOY - Bliss, elation, ecstasy, euphoria, Happiness, Joyfulness, Cheerfulness, jollity, joviality, being merry, mirthfulness, amusement, gleefulness

Western systems

MISERY - Emotional pain, distress, Unhappiness, sorrow, misery, melancholy, grief, despair, dejection, being morose, sadness, woefulness, depression, being glum


Lung disease


Asthma and allergy


Pulmonary hypertension








Western systems

FREE - Hope, optimism


Grief, sadness


Western systems

TRAPPED - Despair, hopelessness, pessimism

Bone and skeleton

Bone and skeletal disease


Rheumatoid arthritis



Western systems


SECURE - Being secure or safe


Western systems


INSECURE – Insecurity


STRESS - Being burdened, oppressed

Muscle diseases

Muscle diseases


Motor neurone disease

Myasthenia gravis


Western systems

ENERGETIC - Being energetic, dynamism, passion,enthusiasm,  zestfulness, eagerness

Western systems

WEARY - Fatigue, tiredness, weariness


Cardiac arrest
Heart failure and coronary heart disease

Bradycardia - slow heart rate




Happiness , Passion, Intensity


Western systems

LOVE - Affection, liking, adoration, fondness, attraction, kindness, sympathy, empathy







Western systems

HURT – incl unrequired love and grief

HATE – Dislike, Repulsion, Disgust, contempt, loathing, unkindness, pitylessness, callousness

Nervous system

Nervous system disease


Adrenal system disease



Chinese paralytic syndrome


Multiple sclerosis
Paralysis, amputation and nerve system damage



Western systems

RELAXED - Calmness, tranquillity, placidity, being at ease, peacefulness

Western systems

TENSE - Panic, nervousness, agitation, anxiety, restlessness, over excitement, feverishness, torment, hysteria, tenseness, uneasiness, apprehension, being worried, being distressed

Intestine [and gall bladder]

Intestine disease




Ruptured appendix





Happiness, Passion, Intensity [small intestine/San Jiao]


Western systems


COURAGE - Bravery, fearlessness, confidence



Grief, sadness [Large intestine]

Fear [bladder and kidneys]



Western systems


FEAR - Fearfulness, timidity, terror, dread, alarm, shock, fright, horror


Gall bladder






Western systems



Anger Fu (yang organs) gall bladder


Western systems


Bladder disease

Urinary incontinence

Western systems


NOT PISSED OFF - Being pleased, not annoyed

Western systems


PISSED OFF - Aggravation, irritation,  annoyance, grouchiness, grumpiness, being cross, being miffed, being nettled, being peeved, being 'pissed off', being riled

Stomach diseases

Stomach disease


Heartburn and ulcers




Love, Agreeableness, Honesty

Western systems

COURAGE - Bravery, fearlessness, confidence





Western systems

FEAR - Fearfulness, timidity, terror, dread, alarm, shock, fright, horror


Pancreas disease



Diabetes mellitus




Love, Agreeableness, Honesty

Western systems

FORGIVENESS - Calmness, control




Western systems

ANGER - Anger, fury, rage, outrage, wrath, hostility, ferociousness, bitterness, scorn, spite, vengefulness

Reproductive system [including ovaries and testes, uterus and penis]

Reproductive system disease


Erectile dysfunction

[Syphilis ]


Miscarriages and still births

Illegal abortion


Difficult birth




Western system

DESIRE - Arousal, desire, lust, passion, infatuation

Western system

AVERSION - Coolness, frigidity, rejection, being rejected

Unsatisfied desire, unsatisfied passion



Liver disease







Western systems



anger Zang (yin organs)


Western systems



Kidney disease







Western systems



Fear [kidney and bladder]


Western systems


Lipid system

Lipid system disease



Western systems


Western systems


Pineal gland disease

Pineal gland disease



Western systems


Western systems


Pituitary gland disease


Western systems


Western systems


Thyroid and parathyroid diseases

Thyroid disease


Graves disease
Hashimoto encephalopathy

Western systems

PEACEFULNESS - Calmness, not manic

Western systems

FRENZY - Frenzied, manic

Hypothalamus diseases


Western systems


Western systems


Whole body diseases

Autoimmune diseases


Chronic fatigue syndrome

Cystic fibrosis

Marfan syndrome






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