How is the discomfort or shame about crying related to imbalances in the Yang-deficient Water and excessive Yang in Wood meridians, and what role does the Metal meridian play in these elements/meridians? Additionally, how does crying serve as an emotional
According to traditional Chinese medicine, crying and discomfort or shame about crying may be related to imbalances in the Water and Wood meridians. Yang-deficient Water may cause a lack of emotional expression and difficulty in letting go of negative emotions, while excessive Yang in Wood may lead to rigid emotional control and difficulty in expressing or releasing emotions. Metal is associated with the emotions of grief and sadness, and an imbalance in Metal can manifest as a lack of emotional expression or an inability to cope with loss or change. In this context, Metal may play a role in regulating the emotional expression and release related to Water and Wood imbalances.