Clients and longtime readers of this blog know that I have a special interest in the way the energy of an astrological chart manifests in health problems and I have written before about the correlation to a compromised Mars placement and various autoimmune diseases. Disclaimer: I have no medical training and any medical information that appears in this blog contains only my own hypothetical beliefs and should not in any way be construed as medical advice.
The astrological role of Mars is to energize us and provide defense for the personality. Mars is known as the planet of war, but also motivates and inspires and can be brought to rage and anger if we are thwarted. Many of us are afraid of anger, both in ourselves and others, and we often repress our own rage and/or find it difficult to defend ourselves when necessary. How well we are predisposed to deal with matters of war and action and courage is demonstrated by the placement of Mars in the astrological chart. When Mars in the astrological chart is debilitated or blocked, the frustration and anger can build up in the body’s energetic system and emerge in a variety of health issues. Chronic fatigue, fibromyalgia, rheumatoid arthritis – I have seen all of these issues, as well as multiple sclerosis, in clients with a compromised Mars in their charts.
Multiple sclerosis is classified as an autoimmune disease – a disease in which the immune system attacks the body and the body is unable to defend itself against the attack. You can easily see the correspondence between Mars and this definition – there is an attack and a lack of defense, both are Mars factors. I have written before on […]