publication . Article . 2015

Fasting and rheumatic diseases

Mohammad Hassan Jokar;
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  • Published: 01 Sep 2015 Journal: Journal of Fasting and Health (issn: 2345-2587, eissn: 2345-2587, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Mashhad University of Medical Sciences
Abstract
Fasting is one of the important religious practices of Muslims, in which the individuals abstain from eating and drinking from dawn to sunset. Fasting is not obligatory or even not allowed, in case it causes health problems to the fasting individual. Rheumatic diseases are a major group of chronic diseases which can bring about numerous problems while fasting. The aim of this article is to review the impact of Islamic fasting on rheumatic patients, based on the scientific evidences.
Subjects
free text keywords: Arthritis, Fasting, Rheumatic Diseases, Rheumatology, Medicine (General), R5-920
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publication . Article . 2015

Fasting and rheumatic diseases

Mohammad Hassan Jokar;