Vata Dosha is the energy that controls body functions associated with motion, blood circulation, breathing, blinking, and heartbeat.
It combines air and ether and is translated as “wind” or “that which moves thing”. It also unites the movement and impulse, creativity and connection. Vata is called “King of doshas” because it governs the body’s greater life force and gives motion to Pitta and Kapha.Learn More
When a Vata type person is calm and balanced, one is very creative and lively, expressive and communicative.
Vata type person is able to quickly learn and grasp new information, but she/he also forgets quickly.
These personalities are:
They enterprise and assert their rights. And also are remarkable with their:
However, they can easily become tired and overexerted. They respond to stress with fear, anxiety and/or worry. Vata people are impulsive and often have disjointed thoughts.
Vata types are not comfortable in cold climates, have an irregular daily routine and often change their mood.
Physical problems for vata dosha type include:
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