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Fasting Benefits Heart & Hypertension Patients: Pakistani Doctor

LAHORE – Several scientific studies are clarifying that fasting Ramadan isn’t only for spiritual purification but for a better health as well. “Ramadan fasting can be beneficial for patients suffering from hypertension or heart diseases in case they take proper medical guidance and follow a dietary plan after consulting their physicians,” Dr. Tariq Masood Niazi, …

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Fasting in Ramadan: Is It Really Unhealthy?

Salam (Peace) Christopher, Thank you very much for your question and for contacting Ask About Islam. The Benefits of Fasting The original meaning of the Arabic word we use for fasting, “sawm”, is to be at rest. We give rest to the gastro-intestinal tract, the sexual organs, the tongue, the eyes and ears, etc. The time …

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Fasting in Ramadan: Unhealthy? Part 2

Salam (Peace) Christopher, Thank you very much for your question and for contacting Ask About Islam. Please find part one at the link here.  Fasting and bio-rhythm Muslims who have been fasting regularly since childhood have been exposed to different sleep/wake and light/darkness cycles on a daily basis in one annual lunar month. Hence, it …



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