**Main Health Concerns**
• Weight loss
• Suspected Candida albicans
• Cold feet but not hands
• Mild hand tremors
• History of anaemia, but not anymore
• Migraines, on the whole right side which shows a more vata style migraine. She has been seeing a Chiropractor and feels like she is 90% better.
• History of bouts with vertigo
Constitution (Prakruti/ Genetic-Karmic Makeup): V3 P2 K1
Current State/ Vikruti: V3.5
DOB: 24 December, 1946 Birth time: 6:40pm, Birth Place: Oakland, US = Vata
Height: 5’5” Weight: 109lb
Ten year old: Skinny
Blood Type: O+
Temperature: More cold especially since weight loss
Energy: Usually high, focused energy. The last few months she has been lower energy.
Sleep: Good and easy to get out of bed. Goes to bed at 10pm, reads and sleeps around 11pm. Wakes around 7-8 am. She gets 9 hours of sleep and feels like she needs it (this is more Vata).
She furrows brow which is a pitta quality.
Primary Emotions when imbalanced: Anxiety
Secondary emotions: sadness
Memory: Learns slowly and remembers
BP and Cholesterol: Good. Vatas tend to not have high BP and cholesterol.
Tongue: Pointy shows some Pitta, red tip, coating at the back of the tongue shows ama but not too bad, ridges/ teeth marks
Fav. flavour: Sweet then salty: she has been craving these of the last few years.
Bowel movements: 1 per day generally but skips a day once a fortnight. Sinking stool = ama. Occasionally leaves traces on the toilet bowl.
Water intake: 60-80 ounces/day
Ama: Sinking stool
Menstruation: Ceased menstruation very early at the age of 40 which shows high vata. Regular time, regular length of periods
Menarche: 12 years
Pain: Lower back from trauma/ accident.
Agni: Fingernail diagnosis shows lacking moon on index and middle finger = malabsorption, digestion/absorption/ elimination is off.
Sweat: Does not sweat easily
Diet: She has been eating a lot of rice cakes lately, avoids wheat. Dry mouth/ cotton mouth.
Pulse: Dual doshic disturbance
Ojas: A bit out of balance.
Put Neem Oil on itchy, red patch on leg
Follow Vata diet merged with typical anti-candida diet
**Custom Herbal formula** For Candida, digestion, headaches and Vata
10pts Vidanga – soothes Vata & Kapha, “Kills worms, sperms and germs”, vermicidal, anti-fungal, anti-bacterial
2pts Hingvastak – spicy, soothes Vata
2pts Guduchi – anti cancer particularly in the blood
2 pts Neem – anti-fungal, OK in this small amount
2pts Kutaja - liver
5pts Pippali – improve digestion
4pts Cardamom –
4pts Fennel – sweet taste to balance out other tastes
2pts Vaca – good speech, memory, anxiety, sadness
2pts Bhringaraj – memory,
2pts Cinnamon – helps headaches and digestion
3pts Musta – pain, migraines Take 1 tsp 3 x day steeped in hot water for 3-4 minutes 30 minutes before food to bring to the colon.
Triphala – 1 tsp at bed time on an empty stomach