A classic term known as Shiroshoola for headaches with watering of eyes, bleeding of nose orgiddiness depending on the body energy aggravated. An improper diet and lifestyles can also cause headaches to occur often.
According to the elements of the Ayurveda, any impairment of vata (air), and kapha (water) can lead to obstruction in the head leading to headaches. According to the Ayuvedic physicians, when the pain in the head intensifies the Pitta dosha vitiates to a burning sensation in the head resulting in headaches. Individuals suffering from headaches may have symptoms such asnausea, and vomiting.
Traditional Ayurveda considers headache arising due to sensitive nervous system and impaired digestion. Improper diet causes the cells in the body to aggravate Pittas meaning fire leading to headaches. In this aggravated state, ama or waste materialsget stored leading to continuous headaches. This ama isthen stored in the manovahi srothasor mind channels which aggravates the headache.
Ojas meaning strength or energy largely affects the nervous system of the concerned individual. An increase in the amount of this substance strengthens the nervous system and the body vessels. Strong nervous systems and nerve vessels help fight immunity problems safe guarding against diseases.