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Main Health Concern
•Asthma increased over past few years
Current State (Vikruti): V4
Height: 5’6” Weight: 240lbs (Kapha-Mesomorph)
As a Child of 10 years old: medium (Pitta)
Energy Level Overall: low energy…doesn’t really notice (Kapha) more relaxed (Kapha)
Primary Emotions: anger (Pitta)
Memory: Learn fast and remember (Pitta) … overall it is good (Pitta). Normally focused.
BP: blood pressure is on the lower end… gets dizzy when she gets up at times (Vata)
Blood type: 0+ (Pitta / Kapha)
Bowel Movement: 2 to 3 a day… Pitta Solid in shape usually. Mucus on stool (Kapha) Gas (Vata)
Agni (Digestion): Occasional sour belly (Pitta) Variable metabolic digestion or Vishama Agni eats irregular hours. Alright to skip a meal (Kapha). HBP, Diabetes, Glycoma, breast and lung cancer, family history (Kapha)
Mucous in Morning? Yellow…signs of infection (too much fire/Pitta)
Nails: Moon visible only on one thumbs, lack of moons on index and middle (Kapha), indicates malabsorption. Stop eating and multi-tasking.
Ama (Toxins) from Tongue Exam: Tongue has minimal coating, tongue is squared off (Kapha) slow metabolism, teeth marks, scallops (indicate malabsorption) not dried up, well hydrated.
Pulse: Bone structure is Pitta/Kapha.
Weak kidney pulse (gets up to urinate and lower back pain)
Asthma – vata (breath) /kapha (blocking of breath) pulse.
Weak liver pulse (chronic fatigue/ doesn’t drink much, eats more red meat and eats spicy food – very rich and hardy- difficult to digest)
Quite cold Vata pulse… drink caffeine? yes at 10:00am now 4:00pm… pulse is very high vata… history of diabetes in the family? yes… spleen pulse is alternating between Vata and Kapha which shows pre-diabetic or likely to get diabetic… Kidney pulse is great (rare to have kidney pulse strong for a vata)…
Eyes: dry eyes (Vata)… eyes twitch when stressed (Vata)… bit of lines under eye (weak kidneys)…red eyes (Pitta)
Pain: Lower back pain
Onset of Menstruation: 14 (Kapha)
Menstrual Difficulties: regular menstruation… (Kapha) painful…(Vata)
Custom Herbal Formula Prescribed:
Lung, digestion, liver, kidney formula
8 Punarnava (good for edema, liver, kidney - acts as a buffer for other herbs)
1 Bamboo stalk (helps lungs
3 Agasta Haritaki (for lungs)
3 – Canto carvi
Bibhitaka – one part of triphala
Directions: 1 teaspoon 3x times per day with raw uncooked honey. Take 30minutes after meals
•Follow Kapha soothing diet (less sweets, salty and sour, more bitter –green leafy veggies). Continue eating spicy (mustard, cumin, cinnamon, cayenne) – great for drying up mucus.
•Stay busy with physical and mental (books V internet) activity
•Begin using triphala after bibhitaki
•5 pillars of good health are sleep, food, exercise, meditation and sex. They should not be under or over expressed
•Cut out cheese, iced products, milk, yogurt etc.
•Use cow’s milk substitute – baked goat cheese (not feta) also rice milk is good
•Do Vata soothing yoga poses
•Practice pranayama – fire breathing especially
Encourages travel and consume ginger to reset ginger - jetlag