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I Found My Husband with a Naked Woman

I Found My Husband with a Naked Woman

In this counseling answer: • It is time to sit down with him and talk seriously about this matter. You both have to make some ground rules for what you can and cannot do. • Now that he has started going to the mosque and praying 5 times, I think you should give him a chance. You do not …

Moderate Drinking Linked to Declined Brain Health

Moderate Drinking Linked to Declined Brain Health

Even moderate levels of alcohol consumption are associated with an increased risk of adverse brain outcomes and a steeper decline in cognitive skills, finds a study published by the British Medical Journal (BMJ) on June 6. Heavy drinking is known to be associated with poor brain health, but few studies have examined the effects of moderate …

Alcohol & Processed Meat Linked to Stomach Cancer

Alcohol & Processed Meat Linked to Stomach Cancer

Drinking alcohol, eating processed meat and being overweight increase the risk of developing stomach cancers, according to a major new scientific report released by the American Institute for Cancer Research and the World Cancer Research Fund.


Alcohol Causes Cancer, Even Moderate Consumption

Drinking alcohol increases the risk of several types of cancer, and was responsible for 236 cancer deaths under 80 years of age in New Zealand in 2012, according to a new study at the University of Otago.

Animal models serve as the subjects of choice in some experiments, because, in most cases, the same mechanisms work at the molecular level for humans.

Role of Alcohol in Inducing Cancer

We often see the alcohol industry’s enticing advertisements and the media’s hyperbole telling us: “Wine Is Good for You.” What is frequently overlooked is that it may have some good effects, but its bad effects far outweigh the good. In a response to a query about alcohol, the Qur’an says: [They ask you concerning wine …

New Year Without Alcoholism

“{They ask you concerning alcohol and gambling. Say: ‘In them is a great sin, and some benefits for men, but the sin is far greater than the benefit.’}” (Surat Al-Baqarah 2:219). It has always seemed ironic to me that the new year marks an increase in drinking as well as a mass rush to write …


Alcohol-linked Cancer Deaths (Infograph)

Almighty Allah says: “O ye who believe! Strong drink and games of chance and idols and divining arrows are only an infamy of Satan’s handiwork. Leave it aside in order that ye may succeed. Satan seeketh only to cast among you enmity and hatred by means of strong drink and games of chance, and to turn you from remembrance of Allah and from (His) worship. Will ye then have done?” (Surat Al-Ma’idah: 90-91).

My Wife’s Alcoholism Causes Problems in Our Marriage

My Wife’s Alcohol Addiction Causes Problems in Our Marriage

In this counseling answer: “I can advise you to continue to be supportive of her efforts, yet set up boundaries within this support. Try reconnecting her to the Islamic community and encourage her to develop a closer relationship with Allah. Connect your children with other Muslim children and take care of yourself as well. However, if your wife …

Alcohol Forbidden

Why Was Alcohol Forbidden Gradually in Islam?

Asalamu Alaikum, Thank you for contacting About Islam with your question. Dr. Shabir Ally addresses this question in the video below: Transcript: Aisha Khaja: Dr. Shabir, the question that we have today is about alcohol, and why it was gradually forbidden in Islam. Dr. Shabir Ally: Well, let me do it in two parts: why it’s forbidden …

This is How to Help Your Spouse Overcome an Addiction

This is How to Help Your Spouse Overcome an Addiction

In this counseling answer: Broadly, in such situation, either you can try a different approach to addressing the problem or if you cannot take it anymore then you can make plans to leave the relationship. Either way, there are a number of things to consider. Most importantly, you are advised to pray istikhara that Allah …

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