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Vatha Dosha - Characteristics of the Vatha Personality in Ayurvedic Medicine

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Vatha Body Structure:

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  • Slender frame
  • Lightweight bone structure
  • Dry, rough or dark skin
  • Brown / Black hair coloring
  • Large, crooked or protruding teeth, thin gums
  • Small thin lips and mouth
  • Dull, dark eyes

Vatha Characteristics:

  • Often constipated
  • Little perspiration
  • Sparse urine (although frequent)
  • Poor long-term memory
  • Good short-term memory
  • Anxious, nervous, depression
  • High sex drive (or none at all)
  • Love of travel
  • Dislike of cold weather
  • Slight to variable appetite
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