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 * **Patient:**  Female
 * **[[DOB]]:**  Aug 1966 (P)
 * **POB:**  Bangalore (P)
 * **[[TOB]]:**  12.40 pm (P)
 * **[[Height]]:**  5' 4"
 * **[[Weight]]:**  158 lbs (K)
 * **[[Height-Weight as a 10 Year Old]]:**  [[Thin]] ([[Vata]])
 * **[[Energy Level]]:**  [[Steady]], [[relaxed]] ([[Kapha]])
 * **[[Sleep]]:**  [[Deep]], good ([[Kapha]]), [[hard to get up]] ([[Kapha out of balance]]), sleeps from 10:30 till 7:30 ([[Kapha out of balance]], 9 hours of sleep is good only for [[Vata]] people)
 * **[[Emotion]]s:** (1) [[Irritable]] ([[Pitta]]),  (2) [[Anxious]] ([[Vata]])
 * **[[Memory]]:**  [[Learn slowly and Remember]] ([[Kapha]])
 * [[Blood Pressure:]]  borderline high (K)
 * [[Cholesterol]]:  High (K), Heart disease in the family (K)
 * **Bowel Movement:**  Gassy (V), 2,3,4 loose occasionally (P), well formed, sinks ([[ama]] present) 
 * **Agni:**  Eats at regular times (K), [[Tikshna]], [[hypoglycemic]] (sharp P), regular appetite (P), [[Manda]], square tongue, [[Hypothyroid]] (K), [[Diabetes]] in family (K)
 * **Mucus:**  White (K), indicates congealed K (need to cut off dairy)
 * **Nails:**  No moons on the middle finger
 * **Ama (tongue exam):**  Teeth marks ([[Malabsorption]]), purple spots ([[Blood stagnation]]).  Check photograph of the tongue from [[]]
 * **Pulse:**  Shows [[Kapha]] blocking [[Vata]] and [[Pitta]].  Lung pulse is weak, Liver pulse is weak and blocked, Heart pulse is weak and blocked, Kidney pulse is weak ([[Edema]])
 * **Menstruation:**  [[Amenorrhea]] (stopped) (V), used to have regular menstruation (K), white discharge ([[Leucorrhea]]) (K)
 * **Others:**  Edema, swelling in the ankles (K), good sense of humor (K), whitish nails (K), bone-structure (P-K)\\ \\


 * The square tongue is a sign of [[underactive thyroid]] ([[Manda Agni]]), and the purple spots on the tip is a sign of [[blood stagnation]].  Blood stagnation causes lack of menstruation and is caused by weak Liver and rich greasy food, meat and dairy products, for [[Calcium]] in dairy blocks up arteries.
 * The pulse showed Kapha blocking Pitta and Vata.
 * Also suffers from Edema which is a result of weak Kidney and Heart which lead to poor circulation
 * **__Five Pillars of Good Health:__**
     * **Sleep:**  wake up between 4:30 and 5:00 am.  Work towards this gradually.
     * **Diet:**  The patient must follow a K soothing diet.  Should try to be a [[Vegan]] and limit the intake of meat (chicken, turkey, fish, shrimp) to once a week and it should be baked.  Cut dairy totally out of the diet.  Use [[bittergourd]], used in Indian and Chinese cuisine, and [[burdock]], also known as [[GoGo]], in the food, for example in a soup, because they have blood cleansing properties and regulate the BP.  Also use [[Pippali]] as often as possible in food and tea. 
     * **Exercise:**  7x a week, on the elliptical machine (which is gentle on the joints), [[Vikram Yoga]] (this is a must)
     * **Meditation:**  15 min twice a day.  
     * **Sexuality**\\ \\

  === HERBAL FORMULA: === *

  • 2 pts (1 lbs) Punarnava Guggulu (Boerhaavia diffusa + Commiphora mukul) for the edema, kidney, heart, lungs.
     * 1 pt (1/2 lbs) [[Ashoka]] ([[Saraca indica]]), V=P-K-, for female reproductive organ, Amenorrhea
     * 1 pt (1/2 lbs) [[Pippali]] ([[Piper longum]]), V-P=K-, for the lungs, white mucus, Leucorrhea\\ \\

     * //Take 1 tsp of the above formula 3 times/day in a cup of hot water with 1 tsp of raw uncooked honey.  To be taken 30-60 min after a meal (to allow to stay in the stomach for some while to target the upper part of the body – lungs + heart – while the food is digested).//\\ \\
     * //The formula is for edema + Amenorrhea (cessation of menstruation unrelated to menopause).  This is a Kapha burning formula.//\\ \\


2 tablets of Shilajit with the formula.


1 tsp in a 1/2 cup of boiled water after letting steep for 5 minutes with 1 tsp of raw uncooked honey at bedtime on an empty stomach.


Panchakarma every couple of years.


2-3 months from now because this is a chronic case.

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