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1

What is holistic health?

All aspects of an individual’s needs whether it be psychological, physiological, emotional, etc are taken into consideration and seen as a whole rather than individual separate parts

2

What is the difference between treating the symptoms vs. the cause?

If symptoms are treated you merely mask them, you don't treat the underlying cause and therefore don't actually heal

3

What is the Vital Force?

Prana, the energy of life which is found in all things

4

What are the five majoy prana vayus?

1. Prana
2. Apana
3. Udana
4. Samana
5. Vyana

5

What is prana vayu responsible for?

Cardiac function and respiration

6

What is apana vayu responsible for?

The elimination of waste products

7

What is Udana vayu responsible for?

Producing sounds through the vocal apparatus, such as speaking, singing, laughing, and crying

8

What is Samana vayu responsible for?

The process of digestion and cell metabolism