[Ch. Chi 21]

  • Difficulty in breathing out (Shwas kashta)
  • Shortness of breath
  • Tightness in chest
  • Cough
  • Unconsciousness (Moorchha)
  • Hoarseness of voice and difficulty in speech (Swarbhed and kanthodhwans)
  • Breathing difficulty while lying down which is relieved by sitting
  • Relief after taking hot drinks
  • Dryness of mouth
  • Sweating on forehead
  • Eyes seem to be protruded
  • Loss of appetite (Aruchi)
  • Vomiting (Vaman)
  • Expectoration of sputum and relief thereafter (Kapha shthivan).
  • Wheezing
  • Feeling as if surrounded by darkness
  • Thirst

Frequency of episodes (veg) increases in cold and dry weather, rainy season and when exposed to cold moisture laden winds from the east .

The following diet which increase Kapha tends to aggravate the frequency of attacks

Diet that increases Kapha
Taste Property
Sweet Heavy
Sour Cold
Salty Oily