Ayurveda – how to achieve balance

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Ayurveda – how to achieve balance
Ayurveda – how to achieve balance

Ayurveda is also called Ayurvedic medicine. It is considered to be one of the oldest medical systems that originated in India and developed over thousands of years.

The philosophy of this medicine is based on the balance between body, spirit and mind.

She uses various products and methods to cleanse the body and restore balance. But some of these methods can be harmful if used without the guidance of an experienced physician.

This medicine differs from traditional medicine because it represents an individual model for lifestyle, achieving a he althy body, spirit and happiness. It provides specific advice and guidance on how to maintain physical and emotional he alth by combining the right foods. According to what we eat, we feel happy and look a certain way.

Every person is a combination of five basic elements found in the universe - space, air, fire, water, earth. These elements combine in the human body to form three life forces and energies, also called doshis. They control how our body works. They are:

Vata dosha (space and air)

She controls the most basic functions of the body:

breathing, blood flow, heart function, the body's ability to purify itself through the intestines.

What can disturb this dosha?

Dried fruits, grief when not enough breaks are made between meals

When the balance of this dosha is disturbed:

anxiety, asthma, heart disease, nervous system disorders, rheumatoid arthritis, skin problems.

Pita dosha (fire and water) controls:

digestion, some hormones related to appetite

What can upset her balance?

sour foods, spicy foods, fatigue

If there is an imbalance of this dosha:

anger and negative emotions, heart disease, heartburn a few hours after eating, high blood pressure, infections.

Kapha dosha (water and earth) controls:

muscle growth, body strength and stability, weight, immune system.

What can disturb this dosha?

overeating, overly s alty food and drinks, eating too many sweet foods, gluttony

When this dosha is disturbed, the following are observed:

asthma and other respiratory disorders, cancer, diabetes, nausea after eating, overweight.

They say that one or two of these three energies are at work in each of us.

This philosophy provides basic guidelines on how to eat properly to enjoy good he alth and spirit.

  • Eat only when you are hungry.
  • Eat in a relaxed and comfortable environment. Sit when you eat. forget about TV, reading a book, phone and more.
  • Don't overeat, the body will only show how much it has had enough.
  • Eat warm food, this way the digestive enzymes work properly.
  • Avoid overly greasy and dry foods. Food should be easy to process.
  • Be careful when combining foods. Avoid incompatible foods.
  • Chew the food slowly, pay attention to its texture, smell, the color of the plate.
  • Eat regularly.

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