Chakra Unbalanced? What Are The Simplest Warning Signs?

Last Updated on July 12, 2024

Like fever is a sign of infection, bad luck is a sign of sacral and solar plexus chakras issues. So, what are the other warning signs your chakras are out of balance? 

Among all the primary chakras, sexual and reproductive problems indicate sacral chakra issues. At the same time, poor health is directly linked to solar plexus energies. If you don’t love yourself, that’s a heart chakra problem. 

Before you try to open your chakras, it’s important to detect when they are not balanced. Let’s look at the major symptoms and issues today. 

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Overview: Why Do The Seven Chakras Go Out Of Balance?

One of the best ways to open your primary chakras is with yoga. But meditation, crystals, and other healing techniques can also work positively on your problems. To detect the main issues, you should when they aren’t balanced in the body, mind, and life.

Here’s a 7 chakra chart to understand the basics before learning their warning signs.

ChakraSeed MantraElementRuling Planet
Solar PlexusRAMFireSun
Third EyeOMLightSaturn

Signs Of Root Chakra Imbalance

Called the first chakra in the system of seven main chakras, the root chakra is shown in the color red. Where’s it located? You can find it at the base of the spine or the low back. It’s called the Muladhara in Sanskrit, meaning support or base.

Emotional Issues Of Unbalanced Root Chakra

When your root chakra is inactive, you’ll feel short-tempered. And it might manifest as a constant sense of anxiety, stress, and obsession. Many people with off-kilter first chakra tend to be lazy and anti-social.

Physical Symptoms Of Unbalanced Root Chakra

Many parts of the physical body are affected when your first chakra suffers. In the energy centers of Muladhara, imbalance ends up affecting your feet, legs, tailbone, immune system, and knees. It can even lead to degenerative arthritis and other disorders like sciatica, insomnia, fatigue, and constipation.

Spiritual Issues Of Unbalanced Root

Bad luck follows those with impoverished root energies. When the first chakra is low, you may get into debts, fights, and loss of wealth. It can make you feel astray or destroy your peace with a constant feeling of no support in life.

Signs Your Sacral Chakra Is Blocked

The sacral chakra is the seat of your personal power located four inches around the navel area in your pelvic region. It shows up in the color orange and cocoons the life force power. The second chakra is called Svadhisthana in Sanskrit.

Emotional Signals Of Unbalanced Svadhisthana

When your Svadhisthana is blocked, you may feel overwhelmed, oversensitive, and obsessed with every little thing in life. It can even destroy your self-esteem and lead to mental disorders like depression, anxiety, and social phobia.

Physical Symptoms Of Out Of Balance Sacral Chakra

Healing the low back is the effect of an open sacral chakra. You’ll suffer from infertility, pain, urinary problems, kidney issues, lower back pain, and hip pain when these energy centers are off-balance. It can also lead to a poor menstrual cycle and sexual and reproductive issues in the body.

Spiritual Issues Of Unbalanced Sacral Chakra

A sense of hopelessness comes when your second chakra suffers. Psychics say a person with this one chakra imbalance may face recurrent problems or get blocked repeatedly in their life. One may also feel lost or addicted to substances, alcohol, and food in such a case.

Signs Of Solar Plexus Chakra Imbalance

Located near your navel, the solar plexus chakra is your inner sun. It’s represented by the color yellow. Moreover, the chakra is called Manipura in Sanskrit and celiac plexus or navel chakra.

Emotional Issues Of Out Of Balance Solar Plexus Chakra

When your Manipura is balanced, you’ll feel courageous. That’s why you’ll feel low self-esteem when it’s off-tune. It may also make you restless, tired, shameful, insecure, and angry when unbalanced.

Physical Signals Your Solar Plexus Is Out Of Balance

An out-of-tune third chakra manifests with diabetes, stomach pain, digestive issues, intestinal problems, and kidney disorders. People with poor celiac plexus also suffer from conditions associated with the gall bladder, adrenal glands, pancreas, colon, and liver.

Spiritual Symptoms Your Solar Plexus Chakra Is Out Of Balance

Besides wrecked emotions, the third chakra point also brings bad luck. It stagnates personal growth, prosperity, and cosmic protection. You’ll find it hard to gain wisdom and courage in life.

Signs Your Heart Chakra Is Blocked

The heart chakra is called Anahata in Sanskrit and is located near your physical heart. It’s the center of self-love and love for others. It’s also famous as the upper back chakra in Reiki and Yoga. The colors associated with the fourth chakra are pink and green. 

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Emotional Signals Of Unbalanced Heart Chakra

The mental sign your love chakras are hampered often coincides with heartbreak, betrayal, and grief. You may feel no peace, compassion, or courage at this time. Moreover, it can make you suspicious of others besides hating yourself.

Physical Issues Of Unbalanced Anahata

When your Anahata isn’t balanced, it’s common to suffer from diseases of the thymus gland, heart, blood, lungs, and limbs. Hence, blood diseases, blood pressure variations, and chest pain may occur in the body. It can show up as numbness in several areas of the body too.

Spiritual Signals Of Unbalanced Anahata

Besides hampering your immune system, a poor fourth chakra also brings loss of wealth and universal connection. You may feel immense negativity by attracting evil eyes and curses. Most people with low Anahata energies also feel zero empathy.

Signs Of Throat Chakra Out Of Balance

The throat chakra is the seat of your inner voice and is located around your voice box and neck. Scriptures show it as the blue chakra with the same color aura meaning peace and tranquility

The Sanskrit word for throat energy is Vishuddha, but some call it one of the upper back chakras.

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Emotional Signals Of Unbalanced Throat Chakra

The inability to unblock the fifth chakra attracts fear, poor confidence, and a lack of self-respect. When it’s not balanced, you’ll bring hatred, repulsion, and loathing from others in your life. It can also destroy your peace of mind.

Physical Symptoms Of Out Of Balance Vishuddha

A poor Vishuddha energy blocks the healing of your thyroid and thymus glands. It can also bring up disorders of the voice, jaws, teeth, cheek, tongue, and lungs into your life. Many people suffer from shoulder and neck pains when their throat energy is out of whack.

Spiritual Issues Of Unbalanced Throat Chakra

People with poor Vishuddha power are easily swayed, gullible, and cheated by others. It can make you disoriented because you don’t recognize your inner voice. Hence, your telepathic, creative, and spiritual abilities get disrupted.

Signs Your Third Eye Chakra Blocked

The third eye or Ajna energy power is located between your brows. That’s why it’s called the chakra of intuition. Among the seven main chakras, it’s called the all-knowing power that opens your cosmic eye. It shows up in the color indigo.

Emotional Signals Of Unbalanced Third Eye Chakra

Representing wisdom and focus, the inability of the sixth energy center can bring fear, self-pity, and arrogance when out of tune. The ability to open your mind to others and universal awareness is here. You lose foresight, emotions, and compassion towards others in the process.

Physical Signals Of Unbalanced Third Eye Chakra

The inability to prevent infections of the upper back, eyes, brain, ears, nose, and nervous system are linked to the Ajna chakra. This is one of the energy centers that can also affect your pituitary and pineal glands in the body too.

Spiritual Symptoms Your Third Eye Chakra Is Out Of Balance

You’ll fail to see your spiritual destiny when the third eye is inactive. Most people with poor Ajna suffer from loss of intuition, balance, creativity, and spiritual consciousness. It can attract bad luck due to past karmic debts into your present life. 

Signs Of Out Of Balance Crown Chakra

Psychics say the seventh chakra is located at the top of the head, while scriptures say it’s at the center of the forehead. In any case, the crown chakra is called Sahasrara in Sanskrit and stands for enlightenment. When it’s strong, others see auras of purple and violet around you.

Emotional Signals Of Unbalanced Crown Chakra

The seventh chakra imbalance can bring hopelessness and loss of emotional balance in the seat of clarity and optimism. Some people lose their ability to think and see clearly when Sahasrara is out of tune. Emotions may become overwhelming in such a case.

Physical Symptoms Your Crown Chakra Is Out Of Balance

The top of the head energy center is associated with diseases like epilepsy, endocrine issues, arthritis, bladder conditions, colon disorders, and constipation. 

This is one chakra that can affect your brain, hypothalamus, eyes, memory, and sinuses when inactive. As a result, your mind, sleep, and nerves end up suffering besides experiencing pain in the center of the forehead. 

Spiritual Signals Of Crown Chakra Out Of Balance

People with strong purple chakra are intuitive. And when it’s off-balance, you’ll suffer from karmic punishments. It may also bring nightmares, fear, loss of vision, and spiritual loneliness. 

Scary visions and harmful spirit manifestations can also occur in your mind.

Check The Warning Signs Your Chakras Are Out Of Balance

Whether you’re interested in the chakra at the top of the head or one that heals your sexual and reproductive problems, it’s crucial to detect them first.

Now that you know how to identify the warning signs when your chakras are out of balance find out about their symbols, auras, and ways to open.

Dr. Emily Harris