This is a review of a health consultation with a 57 year-old man who suffers from stress, cycles of depression, and high blood pressure.

To listen to the audio recording of this health consultation, go to:

Patient’s Prakruti

Prakruti = V1P3K2

 * Born February 19, 1948 on Long Island, New York ([[kapha]] [[season]])
 * 6 feet 1 inch tall, 197 pounds (kapha [[body type]])
 * [[0+ blood type]] ([[pitta]] or [[pitta-kapha]] [[blood type]])
 * One “sticky” [[bowel movement]] a day like clockwork (kapha)
 * Sleeps well and slow to wake up in the morning (kapha) 
 * Tend to get depressed, lethargic, and lack of enthusiasm (kapha)
 * Pitta-kapha [[bone structure]] 
 * Kapha [[pulse]]
 * Pain in body that is relieved by stretching (kapha)
 * Learn fast, forget fast ([[vata]])

Patient’s Health Concerns

 * Stressed and cycles of Depression ([[kapha]] imbalance)
 * Internal [[hemorrhoids]] that bleed ([[pitta]] imbalance)
 * Upset over little things (pitta imbalance)
 * [[Crease next to brow]] on left side ([[spleen]], kapha imbalance)
 * [[High blood pressure]] (kapha and pitta imbalance)
 * Deep [[diagonal crease on ear]] (kapha imbalance, blockage in the heart)
 * Pale pinkish [[tongue]] (kapha disturbance)
 * [[Teeth marks]] around [[tongue]] (spleen deficiency, malabsorption, kapha imbalance )
 * Sore low back and sciatica nerve problem ([[vata]])
 * Low [[sex drive]] (kapha imbalance)
 * Irritable if miss a meal ([[tikshna agni]], pitta imbalance)
 * Kapha [[pulse]] in the heart, pitta-kapha pulse in kidney, and weak liver pulse
 * [[White spots on fingernails]] (poor absorption, calcium zinc malabsorption)
 * Heaviness in gut and [[digestion]] (kapha imbalance)
 *  [[Red face]] (pitta imbalance)

Patient’s Vikruti

vikruti = P3.5, K2.5

 * kapha elevated, pitta slightly elevated
 * Almost all kapha imbalances, especially blockages in the heart and spleen
 * Showing 4th stage of disturbances in the body


 * Do physical exercise for 30 minutes every day until sweating (very important) 
 * Do breath of fire and chanting in the morning to get going
 * Do alternate nostril breathing and moon salutations to cool pitta emotions
 * Follow pitta-kapha or kapha diet, depending on the season
 * Eat some cooked leeks, chives, onions, and garlic to increase sex drive

Take one teaspoon of the following customized herbal formula with raw uncooked honey in a cup of warm water 30 minutes before meals three times a day for four weeks:

 * 5 parts [[Punarnava]] (improves kapha disturbances)
 * 3 parts [[Ashwagandha]] (good for men over 50)
 * 4 parts [[Punarnava Guggulu]] (improves heart, kidneys, kapha imbalances]]
 * 3 parts [[Guduchi]] (improves sugar cravings, reduces pitta kapha in the liver]]
 * 3 parts [[Jatamansi]] (improves depression and anger)
 * 3 parts [[Musta]]
 * 1 part [[Chandra Prabha]] (dispels kapha in body)

cln301_v1p3k2_p3.5k2.5_coffee_alcohol_stress_depression_2005.txt · Last modified: 2018/02/26 18:11 (external edit)