Skin Darkening

Skin Darkening

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Responsible Dosha: Pitta

Dark skin is not something that people want, unless they are one of those who love to get a tanned look. Normal skin contains cells called melanocytes. These cells produce melanin, the substance that gives skin its color. Pale skin areas are due to too little melanin. Darker areas of skin occur when you have more melanin. Bronzing of the skin may sometimes be mistaken for a suntan. This skin discoloration often develops slowly, starting at the elbows, knuckles, and knees and spreading from there. Bronzing may also be seen on the soles of the feet and the palms of the hands. The bronze color can range from light to dark (in fair-skinned people) with the degree of darkness.

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Blood Pressure

Blood Pressure

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Ayurveda Name: Rakt Chaap | Responsible Dosha: Vata

High Blood Pressure (Uchhrakt Chaap):
Elevation of systolic and/or diastolic blood pressure is known as uchhrakt chaap. People with Pitta and Vata predominant constitution and Pitta and Vata imbalance, are more prone to hypertension than any other. The blood pressure higher than 140/90 is known as high blood pressure.

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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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Scar Marks

Scar Marks

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Ayurvedic Name: Daag | Responsible Dosha: Pitta
Scar are the fibrous tissue form on the skin in order to repair broken tissue. when there is an injury the skin produces more cells in order to grow the punctured skin that is known as scar. Scars always occur when the outer layer of the skin, the epidermis is cut and the injury extends to the dermis. The resulting scar does not have good blood circulation, is sometimes uneven and is less elastic. In addition, major variations in color are possible.
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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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Anti-Ageing

Anti-ageing

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Ayurvedic Name: Jara | Responsible Dosha: Vata

Ayurveda considers childhood to be the Kapha stage of life. Adulthood is Pitta time, and old age is the Vata stage of life. Ageing of the skin is due to the aggravation of vata dosha, which naturally increases with age. Old age is a slow and continuous process of physical deterioration in strength, in energy and in initiative and cannot meet the requirements of an active life. According to ayurveda anti aging means primarily maintaining a healthy body into old age and slowing down the processes of aging, wear and tear, and degeneration. The aim of Ayurveda anti-aging is to aspire to a healthy aging process, to keep both body and mind functioning at optimal capacity. Factors due to which skin get aged divided in to internal and external factors. Internal factors include doshas imbalance due to improper dietary habits and routine life style. External factors include the lifestyle and environment of the individual like smoking, exposure to sun, exposure to cold, poor diet, too much stress, lack of exercise etc.
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Joint Pains

Joint Pains

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Ayurvedic Name: Sandhigat Vata| Responsible Dosha: Vata

According to Ayurveda joint pain is known as Sandhigata vata. With increase in age vata dosha is predominant in human body that is why with aging disease caused by vata dosha increases in body. Joint pain is a common symptom with many possible causes. Joint Pain and Arthritis are the one of the most devastating conditions faced by individuals, particularly elderly women today. When there is pure Vata dosha involvement (a pain without swelling or discoloration) then the massage with medicated ayurvedic oil is quite useful & supplement is helpful in balancing bodily humors “vata”, which is responsible dosha for Sandhigata vata.
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Sleep According to Ayurveda

Sleep According to Ayurveda

Sleep promotes proper growth. Sleep is bodily inertia with mental relaxation. This quiet state gives the body and mind a chance to renew, refresh and restore themselves.

Today’s over-stimulating lifestyle often keeps our minds and bodies tense throughout the day. Many people, despite spending 8-12 hours in bed, wake up feeling exhausted. Without the practice of relaxation, the person may only experience light sleep or a dream state where energy is still being expended. The restful state of deep sleep may never be reached.
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