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Symptoms | Blood and Circulation | Circulation | Heaviness in heart area

Heaviness in heart area

Written by John Immel, Asheville, NC

Aggravated Doshas & Qualities

Symptoms Tell A Story

The first step to healing is learning patterns from your symptoms. Symptoms are clues that reveal underlying imbalances, showing you where your body is weak. Specifically, they reveal the doshas & qualities that may have become aggravated. If you notice a quality or dosha appears next to many of your symptoms, it helps you establish a pattern that may be systemic.

Heaviness in heart area indicates one or more of the following doshas and qualities are imbalanced:

Kapha aggravatingDigestive Effects Help

Key: V = Vata, P = Pitta, K = Kapha. A slash through a dosha means it an aggravated dosha. To learn more about the symbols above, click on them.

Stage of Disease: 2 - Affecting Blood

If you have symptoms in this category it means that imbalance is weakening your system but hasn't yet become systemic.

Educational Resources

Browse these educational resources for 'heaviness in heart area'.
Introduction to Kapha Dosha
Discover insights into Kapha's nature and how to balance this exceptionally beautiful & prized dosha.

Ayurveda Diet for Weight Loss from A to Z
Learn how Ayurveda approaches weight loss in this Audio Lecture. Discover how simple, healthy, and effective an Ayurvedic diet is to lose weight.

Ayurvedic Guide to Diet & Weight Loss: The Sattva Program
Learn about Ayurveda! Dive into this book of recipes and complete guide to Ayurveda's approach to healing foods for weight loss and metabolism. By Scott Gerson.

Specialty Formulas by Joyful Belly

Please review these herbs & products below to determine which ones might be helpful for Heaviness in heart area.
Cumin, Coriander, Fennel Tea
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A famous detox tea and digestive blend to reduce puffiness and improve your metabolism. You will feel light and vibrant.

Liver & Lymph Cleanse Tea
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$14.99 $13.49
A cleansing formula of bitters, blood movers & fat metabolizers to detoxify the liver and lymphatic system, as well as flush the gall bladder.

Control Cravings Food Freedom Tea
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Control food cravings & portion size while addressing the root causes of emotional eating including poor circulation, lymphatic congestion, & toxic buildup.

Kitchari- Joyful Belly Complete Kit
Contains the recipe and everything you need for a healthy 7 day cleanse. Begin healing and rejuvenating your digestive system and deep organs. Begin fresh!

Mindfulness & Uplifted Tea
Vata pacifyingPitta aggravatingKapha pacifying
A refreshing tea that promotes mindfulness, clarity & focus while aiding good digestion. We send 2 to 3 ounces depending on the volume and leafiness of the herbs.

Ayurvedic Herbs & Natural Products for Heaviness in heart area

Please review these herbs & products below to determine which ones might be helpful for Heaviness in heart area.

Vata pacifyingPitta pacifyingKapha pacifying
Punarnava means new again. It is a famous herb helps you feel rejuvenated by strengthening the heart and getting rid of excess water weight.

Mahanarayan Oil (4 fl oz)
Vata pacifyingPitta aggravatingKapha pacifying
Mahanarayan Oil is a traditional Ayurvedic herbal oil, similar to MahaGanesh oil, but more heating. Good topically for joint pain.

Happy Heart
Vata pacifyingPitta pacifyingKapha pacifying
Support your heart health. Happy Heart helps to normalize your blood pressure for a healthy, happy heart.

Lobelia Tincture
Vata pacifyingPitta aggravatingKapha pacifying
Famous for its use in asthma, emesis and in combating addiction. Relaxes muscles while stimulating digestion and the mind.

Hawthorne Berry & Flower Tincture
Vata pacifyingPitta pacifyingKapha pacifying
Lower your blood pressure for a healthy heart with Hawthorne Berry & Flower Tincture.

The following herbal actions and effects have been traditionally suggested for 'Heaviness in heart area'.

Pharmacological Effects
About Pharmacological Effects
The list of actions below have not be approved by the FDA and should not be used to treat a medical condition.

Diet for Heaviness in heart area

A diet rich in these foods & nutritional supplements may help re-balance the aggravated qualities and doshas in heaviness in heart area.
AjwainVata pacifyingPitta aggravatingKapha pacifyingBasilVata pacifyingPitta aggravatingKapha pacifying
Ginger (Dried)Vata pacifyingPitta aggravatingKapha pacifying

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