Doshas

Vatta There are various factors responsible for increasing vata:
  • Excessive intake of food like cabbage, cauliflower, broccoli, sprouts, beans, dry fruits, mushrooms and raw foods.
  • Travelling too much by any means of transportation.
  • Untimely sleeping hours or late nights
  • Too much eating of junk food, frozen food and micro waved cooked
  • Exposure to sound pollution
  • Too much exposure to television and computers or any electric gadgets
  • Indulging more in sexual activities
  • Excessive physical labor like sports
  • Taking too much medicinal, recreational and stimulating drugs.
Some of the symptoms caused by excess of vata in the body are joint pains, constipation, dry skin, loss of memory, palpitation insomnia, stiffness of muscles, weight loss, migraine, vertigo, tremors Pitta There are various factors responsible for increasing vata:
  • Drinking too much tea, coffee, alcohol and excessive smoking increase pitta in the body.
  • Eating of hot and spicy food
  • Too intake of chillies, tomatoes, egg plant, spinach, and onions.
  • Exposure to sun and heat also increases pitta.
Some of the symptoms caused by excess of pitta in the body are hyperacidity, skin diseases, burning sensation, fever, infections, ulcers and liver disorders Kapha There are various factors responsible for increasing Kapha:
  • Eating too much sugars, fats, oily and fried foods, ice creams, meats, dairy products and nuts
  • Sleeping during day time and less of physical activities
Some of the symptoms caused by excess of kapha in the body are asthma, cough and cold, congestion in the chest, anorexia or obesity.