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What are the Dosha and how dosha imbalance is the reason for your sickness

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The Reason for diseases is dosha imbalance in the body. According to Ayurveda, the presence of all three Dosha is found in the body of every human being. All these three Dosha are not found equally, but if there is an excess of Vata dosha in one’s body, then there is an excess of Pitta dosha in someone’s body, it is an excess of Kapha dosha. On the basis of this, the nature of bodies is divided into Vata, Pitta, and Kapha. Their excess at a normal level does not give rise to diseases in the body but creates a special dosha nature of the body. But when all these three doshas become abnormally imbalanced then the body starts moving towards diseases. The imbalance of Vata causes 80 diseases, the imbalance of Pitta causes 40 and the imbalance of Kapha causes 20 types of diseases.

What is Vata dosha


Body nature of Vata Dosha Person

Under Vata dosha, there is an excess of air and sky elements. That is why the Vata dosha is a signifier, conductor, imaginative, light and full of playfulness. The presence of air is associated with movement, cleanliness in the body and the ability to move the body’s metals. The work in their body is done at speed, so the human body structure is very thin. There is no excess of fat in vata body.

Vata dosha imbalance

According to Ayurveda, Vata dosha is imbalanced due to excessive Vamana, stool, urine, inhibition of physical impulses, prolonged fasting, injury, eating excessive Vata food, lack of blood, anxiety-stress.
According to Harita Samhita, eating spicy, bitter, astringent, things also increases the Vata Dosha in the body.

What is Pitta Dosha

pitta dosha

Body nature

Pitta dosha is created due to the excess of fire and water elements. The other three elements, earth, sky and air, are found in small amounts in this type of body. Sun is the conductor of Pitta Dosha. The Sun is known for the presence of energy and fire, which means that in such a body there is more production of gastric and mental emotion. That is why such a person who has an excess of Pitta Dosha gets more hunger, anger, excitement, heat, sweating. If there is an imbalance of Pitta dosha, there would be less sleep, restlessness, mood swings and there may be a lack of blood in the body.

Pitta dosha imbalance

Grief, fear, anger, excessive exertion are the symptoms of increased Pitta dosha in the body. The reasons for increased pitta are excessive consumption of non-veg food, Spices, hot nature food, Tamsik food, alcohol etc. Apart from this, staying in the hot sun for a long time during summer also increases the pitta dosha. Eating more quantity of oil, sesame, radish, greens, fish, asafoetida etc. also aggravates pitta dosha.

What is Kapha Dosha


The main elements that create Kapha dosha are earth and water. The earth represents the metals in the body. This means that in this type of body there will be an excess of like musles, water, fat etc. Due to this type of body is heavy in weight. Whereas water indicates the excess of fluids in the body.

Physical nature

When both these great elements come together, they incorporate the following characteristics into the body. The Kapha body behavior is towards permanence. Mostly sweet in behavior. There is an excess of Kapha in their body. They feel less hunger but the bowel movement is more. They put on weight very quickly. They are mostly calm in nature and they love to sleep.

Kapha dosha imbalance

Those whose body is of Kapha nature, such persons should consume fewer food items rich in Kapha dosha, should not sleep much, should be engaged in physical activities. Failure to do so may result in excess of Kapha dosha in the body. With the increase of Kapha dosha, there is an excess of fat, water, lubrication in the body started to appear. Due to This saliva falling from the mouth, frequent phlegm comes out, the swelling started to appear in the body.

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