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264: The Impact of Trapped Emotions on Intimacy and Physiology

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In this episode of the Ancient Health Podcast, Dr. Motley explores the connection between trapped emotions and problems with intimacy. Drawing from Chinese medicine, Dr. Motley explains how our emotional state can impact our physiological functions and ultimately affect our ability to be intimate with our partners. He discusses the role of different organs, such as the liver, gallbladder, and lung, in specific emotions like frustration, anger, and grief. Dr. Motley provides practical tips and insights for listeners to address and work through any issues they may have with intimacy. Tune in to gain a deeper understanding of the mind-body connection and discover ways to enhance your emotional well-being and intimate relationships. TOPICS DISCUSSED: 00:00 - Introduction to the podcast episode 00:12 - Can trapped emotions affect intimacy? 00:43 - Overview of Chinese medicine perspective on emotions and organs 01:05 - Emotions associated with specific organs in Chinese medicine 04:17 - Understanding the physiological effects of emotions on the gallbladder 09:27 - The impact of anger on the liver and its effect on intimacy 11:25 - How exhaustion from overwork can hinder intimacy 17:46 - Viewing resentment as a block to intimacy and its connection to the  18:18 - The relationship between workaholism and adrenal exhaustion 23:46 - Reflecting on exhaustion and its impact on intimacy 25:36 - Rebuilding the kidneys and adrenals to restore intimacy 27:01 - Conclusion and call to action for seeking help and support SHOW LINKS & REFERENCES  Follow Dr. Motley on Instagram! @doctormotley Follow @thehealthinstitute on Instagram!  Join Our Newsletter!   RECOMMENDED SUPPLEMENT LINKS: Uva Ursi: Body Guard: Albizia: Golden Thread: Dr. Motley’s Preferred Supplements (General Link): Follow our Hosts on Instagram: @organic_blondie, and @doctormotley

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