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Ask Ayurveda: How do you Treat Vata and Pitta at the Same Time?

internal-and-externalDear Ask Ayurveda:

I was hoping you could talk to us a little about how to balance BOTH Vata and Pitta at the same time.  This is particularly tricky for me as my constitution is almost 50/50. If I am feeling Pitta aggravated and I follow the traditional cooling food/lifestyle recommended for Pitta, sometimes it will go too far and I will then become Vata aggravated. My Pitta friends tell me they struggle with this as well. Western culture can be so Vata aggravating with too much computer, video, travel… They are often dealing with Vata aggravation, even though their constitution is quite Pitta.  I’m sure there are few Vata folks out there too who sometimes have trouble staying balanced in the summer, as typical Pitta reducing advice can be too cooling for them.  How do we balance the two?  Running Hot and Cold,  BC  Canada Continue reading »

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How to Balance Pitta Dosha

how to balance pittaPitta dosha is the biological energy that is manifested from the Fire and Water elements.  As the governor of “fire”, Pitta is considered the transformational factor in the body, whether it is turning food into nutrients and energy or transforming thoughts into feeling and emotions.  Pitta’s main functions include digestion, metabolism, maintaining the body temperature and processing through all of our daily perceptions.  Pitta is a much needed force in the body, but when this fire becomes too hot things can quickly go disarray. Continue reading »

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