In Ayurveda, any disease is treated keeping in mind its nature. Vata, Pitta and Kapha are found in the body of every person. If any of these is imbalanced, health problems start occurring. Therefore, to stay healthy, it is important that these three are in balance. In this, Vata is related to air, Pitta is related to fire and Kapha is related to water. If only Kapha dosha is talked about, then if it is imbalanced, problems like cancer and obesity can occur. In such a situation, this problem can be cured by changing the lifestyle. Today in this article you will learn in detail about Kapha dosha and its treatment -

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  1. What Is Kapha Dosha?
  2. Symptoms Of Kapha Dosha
  3. Treatment Of Kapha Dosha
  4. Summary
Doctors for What is Kapha Dosha? Identifying Symptoms and Treatment Options

Kapha dosha is made up of two elements: 'earth' and 'water'. Water acts as a regulatory element for this dosha. When there is more water, it moves faster. At the same time, when the level of earth is high, its effect slows down. In such a situation, there should be a balance between both earth and water. Asthma, cancer, diabetes, nausea, obesity and respiratory diseases can arise when phlegm increases in the body.

Phlegm can increase by sleeping more, eating sweets and salty foods. Sleeping more increases phlegm, due to which a person can feel tired and lazy. Apart from this, cold weather and fatty foods can also increase phlegm.

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People who have a Kapha nature usually have high energy levels. Their skin is oily and smooth. People with phlegm have good digestion. Apart from this, people with phlegm are good in nature and also help others. When Kapha is imbalanced in the body, the following symptoms can be seen -

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Kapha dosha can increase due to bad lifestyle and food habits, but with the help of some remedies, Kapha dosha can also be treated. The treatment to balance Kapha dosha is as follows -

Benefits Of Exercise For Kapha Dosha

Exercise is necessary to keep all three balanced - Vata, Pitta or Kapha. Kapha can be balanced by exercising regularly. Cardio exercises can be done when Kapha dosha increases.

Benefits Of Breathing Exercises For Kapha Dosha

When Kapha dosha increases, breathing problems start occurring. In such a situation, doing breathing exercises can be a good option. Kapha can be balanced by doing breathing exercises daily. You can also do light yoga, meditation and pranayama.

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Benefits Of Walk For Kapha Dosha

After having dinner at night, one should definitely make it a habit to walk for some time. Taking a light walk after dinner at night speeds up digestion.

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Foods To Eat For Kapha Dosha

Kapha dosha increases due to cold. In such a situation, to balance phlegm, hot foods should be included in the diet. For this, you can consume vegetable soup and greens etc. Apart from this, whole grains, eggs, low fat paneer, jowar, gram, lentils, bitter gourd and brinjal can also be consumed. Mustard or sesame oil can be used for cooking.

Wake Up Early In The Morning

People with Kapha dominant usually sleep more. They have a tendency to sleep more. In such a situation, one should wake up early in the morning to keep phlegm balanced.

Benefits of Massage For Kapha Dosha

Kapha dosha can increase in cold. In such a situation, there is a need to bring heat to the body. To balance Kapha, massage can be done with oils like eucalyptus and ginger. In such a situation, body massage should be done before bathing. Hot or lukewarm water can be used for bathing.

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Benefits Of Sleep For Kapha Dosha

To keep Kapha in balance, one should always sleep before 10 pm. At the same time, one should get up before sunrise in the morning. A person can always stay healthy with the habit of sleeping and waking up early. Dinner should be done at least 2 hours before sleeping at night. You can have dinner till 7 pm. Sleeping during the day should be avoided.

Benefits Of Shodhana Karma For Kapha Dosha

Shodhan Karma can be done to calm Kapha dosha. In this, vomiting is done and waste materials are removed from the body.

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When Kapha is imbalanced in the body, a person may have respiratory problems. To avoid these, it is important to keep Kapha in balance. For this, the right diet and lifestyle should be adopted. One should avoid consuming foods that increase phlegm. Also, one should adopt habits that help keep phlegm balanced.

Dr. Dhruviben C.Patel

Dr. Dhruviben C.Patel

Ayurveda
4 Years of Experience

Dr Prashant Kumar

Dr Prashant Kumar

Ayurveda
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Dr Rudra Gosai

Dr Rudra Gosai

Ayurveda
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Dr. Hemant Sharma

Dr. Hemant Sharma

Ayurveda
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