Ayurveda calls hemorrhoids arsha. And there are three types of arsha, which are caused by imbalanced vata, pitta or kapha. Usually, arsha is caused by imbalance in all three dosas, but the predominant dosa determines the type.
Amlapitta is a similar disorder to what is commonly known as heartburn. Symptoms of amlapitta include indigestion, sour burping, regurgitation, a burning sensation in the throat and chest and tastelessness—sound familiar? The symptoms are caused by the backflow of stomach acids and bile moving into the esophagus. Continue reading for causes of amlapitta, the different types and proper Kottakkal products and treatments for relieving amlapitta.
Vata is the force that drives and motivates all movement in the body. It is responsible for all input and output of sensory and motor functions. Vata controls the functions of the mind, sense organs, and the higher process of thought and emotion.
The other two dosas pitta and kapha are dependent on vata for normal or abnormal movement.