WHAT DOES IT MEAN? WHAT'S CAUSING IT? WHAT CAN YOU DO?
Are you prone to a problem with 'Thin skin'?
Thin, dry, cold skin is characteristic of malabsorption and indigestion in underweight Vata individuals. Thin skin has a tendency to develop wrinkles earlier. Thin skin can make you feel cold, especially when swimming. Vata people can protect and moisten their skin with oil massage, and adequate clothing.
WHAT HAS HELPED YOU HEAL?
DIET TO ENCOURAGE 'Thin skin'Augment your diet with these specially chosen ingredients below which may be useful for 'Thin skin'. Individual results vary depending the cause of your imbalance and by constitution. Please research the ingredients below to find which are most helpful for you, and check with your doctor before making any changes to your health and wellness routine.
HERBS AND PRODUCTS TO ENCOURAGE 'Thin skin'
DISCLAIMER: The pathogenesis of each person's condition is unique, and so the diet must be fit to the individual and the unique root causes of the condition in your body. The information on this page is for educational purposes only and should not be used to treat a medical condition. It is not a substitute for medical care. Please check with your doctor before making any changes to your health and wellness routine.
WHAT DOES THIN SKIN SAY ABOUT YOUR BODY?
CONSTITUTIONAL SIGN OF THESE DOSHAS AND BIOCHARACTERISTICS'Thin skin' is a sign of the following doshas and biocharacteristics.
SIGNS REVEAL YOUR CONSTITUTIONCertain bodily signs reveal your constitution, which can help you forecast your strengths and weaknesses. These signs show you exactly which doshas and biocharacteristics are likely to accumulate in your body. Once these doshas and biocharacteristics accumulate too much, they will begin to cause imbalance. You can reduce an imbalanced dosha or biocharacteristic by removing things that aggravate it from your diet and lifestyle.
V = VATA, P = PITTA, K = KAPHA
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BALANCE YOUR BODY WITH DIET, LIFESTYLE & HERBS HAVING THESE BIOCHARACTERISTICSEverything you eat has an effect on your body, which Ayurveda categorizes in a simple and easy way, using biocharacteristics (gunas). Biocharacteristics are qualities (like cold and hot) that describe the effect a food or herb has on your body. Cooling foods like cucumber, decrease metabolism. Heating foods like chili pepper, stimulate your body and increase metabolism. For 'Thin skin', you should select foods with the following biocharacteristics. Individual results will vary, based on your body type and the root cause of your imbalance.
Energy Vitality Strength:
TYPE 5 - CONSTITUTIONAL SIGNSigns in this category are unchanging throughout your life, and indicate your constitution (prakruti)
RELATED SYMPTOMS & HABITSThe following symptoms & habits may be related to 'Thin skin'. See your quiz results for a computerized assessment of your body type. Please click on the symptoms below to learn more about them.
Biocharacteristics of the 23,090 People Reporting Thin skinOn average the biocharacteristics of people reporting Thin skin were less aggravated than 84% of other symptoms. From the 23,090 people who reported Thin skin in this study, average deviation in biocharacteristic levels were the following:
Risk Factors of Thin skin
People who reported the symptoms below were also more likely to report Thin skin. Overall, 30.74% of 27,271 surveyed reported Thin skin.
Complications of Reporting Thin skinPeople who report Thin skin are more likely to report the following:
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HOW AYURVEDA WORKSARE YOU WONDERING HOW AYURVEDA CAN HELP YOU?
WHY IS AYURVEDA THE RIGHT SOLUTION?Ayurveda strengthens the body, in addition to addressing the disorder. It take a holistic, systemic approach, instead of myopically focusing on the disorder in question. Ayurveda shows a person how to interpret signs and symptoms of imbalance, and how to address them using materials from home, so they can optimize their health on a continual basis. You can't take the doctor home with you, but you can take Ayurveda home with you. Ayurveda is the most advanced and easy to use home system for self healing with an exceptional focus on digestion.
HOW DOES AYURVEDA WORK?Ayurveda starts by identifying your body type, which identifies certain tendencies in your body to get sick (as well as identifying your strengths). It uses body type to determine the likely root causes of your disorders. Next, Ayurveda analyzes the nature of your disorder. It fits all your signs and symptoms into a pattern, expressed as a combination of biocharaceristics (gunas). For example, you may have a heat disorder, a cold disorder, or an oily disorder, etc. This simple categorical approach shows you how to correct systemic imbalances and strengthen your body as a whole.
On Joyful Belly, we've created an extensive categorization of food so you can easily match food to your imbalanced biocharacteristics. By eating an optimal diet that balances your biocharacteristics, your whole body is strengthened and the conditions that created the disorder are removed. Once the root causes of the disease are removed, the disease lessens in strength or disappears altogether. Additional remedies - such as herbs and lifestyle practices - focused on the specific disorder, can greatly enhance your healing.
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GET STARTEDTo get started on your Ayurvedic journey, we first recommend that your find your body type by taking our free quiz. In Ayurveda, every solution is based on your unique body type, so by taking this quiz, you’ll get the best results.
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