Ayurvedic Dosha – Vata Dominance

People who have a dominant Vata constitution are usually physically active and have a thin body type. They may become indecisive, insecure, fearful and anxious when under stress. They are believed to be more prone to develop problems of their digestive system, particularly the colon.

 


Signs, symptoms & indicators of Ayurvedic Dosha - Vata Dominance

Ayurvedic Typing  

Quick but faulty memory for detail



Symptoms - Bowel Movements  

(Very) frequent stools or normal stool frequency



 

Having loose/having very watery stools



Symptoms - Environment  

Poor tolerance of cold



Symptoms - Food - Beverages  

Being infrequently thirsty or frequent thirst



Symptoms - Food - General  

Weak appetite



Symptoms - Gas-Int - General  

General flatulence



Symptoms - General  

Quick/light physical motions



Symptoms - Hair  

Dry hair



 

Brittle hair



 

Sparse head hair



Symptoms - Head - Mouth/Oral  

Being a rapid speaker



Symptoms - Mind - Emotional  

Moodiness



Symptoms - Mind - General  

A clear mind



 

Being indecisive



 

Being easily excitable



Symptoms - Skin - General  

Dry skin



 

Darker/redder skin color



 

Thin skin



 

Cold skin



Symptoms - Sleep  

Being a light sleeper




Conditions that suggest Ayurvedic Dosha - Vata Dominance

Mental  


Skin-Hair-Nails  



Recommendations for Ayurvedic Dosha - Vata Dominance

Diet  


Key

Weak or unproven link
Highly recommended

Glossary

Colon

The part of the large intestine that extends to the rectum. The colon takes the contents of the small intestine, moving them to the rectum by contracting.

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