Ayurvedic Dosha – Kapha Dominance

People who have a dominant Kapha constitution are most often healthy, content, calm and soft-spoken. They tend to have a large frame and well-developed body and, of the three types, have the most trouble maintaining a desirable weight. They have a tendency to become possessive, greedy and envious when under stress. They are believed to be more prone to colds, flu and seasonal allergies.

 


Signs, symptoms & indicators of Ayurvedic Dosha - Kapha Dominance

Ayurvedic Typing  

Poor reaction to cool damp weather



 

Slow but exact memory for detail



Symptoms - Allergy  

Excess/using medication for allergy/ mucous



Symptoms - Bowel Movements  

Normal stool frequency



 

Having normal stool texture



Symptoms - Food - Beverages  

Never being/being infrequently thirsty



Symptoms - Food - General  

Strong/weak appetite



Symptoms - General  

Slow/heavy physical motions



 

High/good level of tolerance



Symptoms - Hair  

Oily hair



 

Wavy/curly hair



 

Thick scalp hairs



Symptoms - Head - Mouth/Oral  

Being a slow speaker



Symptoms - Metabolic  

Difficulty losing weight



Symptoms - Mind - Emotional  

Patient/calm disposition



Symptoms - Mind - General  

A 'foggy' mind



Symptoms - Skin - General  

Oily/moist skin



 

Lighter/paler skin color



 

Thick skin



 

Cold skin



Symptoms - Sleep  

Being a deep sleeper




Recommendations for Ayurvedic Dosha - Kapha Dominance

Diet  


Key

Weak or unproven link
Highly recommended

Glossary

Allergy

Hypersensitivity caused by exposure to a particular antigen (allergen), resulting in an increased reactivity to that antigen on subsequent exposure, sometimes with harmful immunologic consequences.

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