13 Natural Urges in Ayurveda

The 13 Natural Urges in Ayurveda:
Ayurveda notes that certain urges are natural and necessary for proper health and functioning of the mind, emotions and body. The result of suppressing these natural urges creates serious helth problems.
13 Natural Urges and the Results of Suppressing them:
1. Sleep: Insomnia, fatigue, headache, deranges the vital force.
2. Cry: Eye disease, allergies, light headedness, heart disease (suppressed emotions).
3. Breathe: Coughing, asthma, shallow breath, low vitality, heart disease.
4. Belch: Cough, hiccups, anorexia, difficult breathing, palpitations.
5. Yawn: Tremors, numbness, convulsions, insomnia, harms nervous systems, deranges Vayu.
6. Vomit: Nausea, anorexia, edema, anemia, fever, skin diseases, damages Kapha.
7. Eat: Low appetite and digestion, malabsorption, light headedness, deranges the whole body and mind, suppresses the agni fire and Pitta.
8. Drink: Dryness, deafness, fatigue, heart pain, bladder pain, lower backache, headache, damages Kapha and Vayu.
9. Urinate: Kidney and urinary system derangement, difficult and painful urination, bladder pain, lower backache, headache, deranges Vayu and Kapha.
10. Sneeze: Headache, facial nerve pain, numbness, weak senses, lung disorders, respiratory allergies.
11. Ejaculate: Weakens the reproductive and urinary systems, penis and testes pain, swollen prostate, difficult urination, cardiac pain, insomnia, malaise, Vayu derangement.
12. Defecate: Weakens the colon, excretory and digestive srotas, causes constipation, abdominal weakness and distension, headaches, muscle cramps, deranges Vayu.
13. Flatulate: Causes constipation, difficult urination, abdominal pain and distention, weakens Vayu, air wastes are absorbed into the bones and marrow, aggravating arthritis and nerves pain.
It is for these reasons that Ayurveda advises that people follow nature’s call, living naturally and gently without straining or forcing.

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  1. After reading this…. U suggested my little sis to go through this article…. She has a problem of holding urine for a long time…by reading this article she now goes to urination regularly and try to not hold it. Thanks for sharing this infomative article.

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