How to improve your health with ayurveda

Getting started

I used to be a business writer, working 13 hours a day, six days a week, and would manage my stress levels with yoga and massage. I realised that for my own peace of mind I needed to have more of these two elements in my life, and decided to retrain and learn about ayurveda, the ancient Indian system of medicine. My grandfather was an ayurvedic doctor, so there was some sort of lineage in my family

Diagnose your body type

The term ayurveda is derived from two Sanskrit words: ayus, meaning life, and vid, meaning knowledge. To make the most of ayurveda, you should be aware of your body type or constitution. The three main constitutions are vata, pitta and kapha, and they determine the characteristics of your body. But altogether there are seven constitutions, so if you want a real analysis, have a consultation with a specialist.

Source - Telegraph

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