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Heal your DOSHA

Deepak Chopra once said: “Making your doshas happy will make you happy. This is the secret to balancing the whole mind-body system.” It is a big statement by all accounts; but one that pretty much sums up what one of the world’s oldest medical systems, Ayurveda, is all about. Did we lose you at the word ‘dosha?’ Don’t worry, Cheryl Parsons sets out to decipher this ancient method of healing and find out what steps we can take to keep our doshas in check…

“According to Ayurveda, the whole universe and everything in it, including the human body, is made up of five elements: Earth, Water, Fire, Air and Ether,” Dr. Chandy George, Ayurvedic Lifestyle Consultant at Dubai’s Balance Wellbeing 360, explains. “The human body is balanced with three elemental energies – Vata, Pitta and Kapha – which are called the Tridoshas. When the Tridoshas are in harmony, the body will function at its best and when it is imbalanced, the body will lose its ability to function normally. Diseases are a result of the imbalance of these life forces; kapha, pitta, and vata.” Continue Reading