Constipation

Constipation

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Ayurvedic Name: Aanah | Responsible Dosha: Vata

Constipation is a condition in which a person experiences hard, dry, small in size, and difficulty in elimination of stool, it is also defined as having a bowel movement fewer than three times per week. Ayurveda says it is mainly caused by aggravation of Vata (air) though it can sometimes be caused by aggravation of pitta and kapha which leads to a low gastric fire (jathraagni).

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Anxiety & Depression

Anxiety & Depression

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Ayurvedic Name: Avsaada | Responsible Dosha: Pitta, Kapha, Vat & Tamsa Emotional Influence

Depression is a serious medical condition with a variety of symptoms including emotional & physical symptoms. Worry and anxiety are natural. But anxiety & worry may become so excessive and persistent that it can limit a person’s daily activities.

Major depressive disorder (depression) is not just a temporary mood, and it’s not a sign of personal weakness.

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Alopecia Areata

Alopecia Areata

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Ayurvedic Name: Inderalupta | Responsible Dosha: Pitta & Vata

Ayurveda describes alopecia by use of terms such as “indralupt” “Khalitya” and “ruhya”. When there is a sudden loss of hair, it is considered as “indralupt”, while a long term hair loss is termed as “Khatilya”. It is believed that indralupt generally affects beard, while khatilya affects the scalp and when the entire body is affected, it is called “ruhya”.

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Memory Loss

Memory Loss

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Ayurvedic Name: Smriti Naash | Responsible Dosha: Vata

Memory loss in Ayurveda is known as Smriti Naasha. which is caused by vitiated vata dosha in body. The abode of intellect, which is the carrier of the three types of gunas- satvik, rajasik, tamasik, gets disturbed and their balance is lost.Human brain is the most sophisticated organs nature has made and interesting aspects of the brain is power to retain information, known as memory. Our memory is facilitated by brain chemicals called neurotransmitters. When these brain chemicals are low or out of balance, memory issues can ensue. Memory is perhaps the most vital of the aspects that differentiates human beings from other animals.

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