Hypertension

Blood pressure is determined by combination of 2 factors: -how forcefully the heart pumps blood around the body -how narrowed or relaxed the arteries are. Our heart is designed as a pump to force blood through our body.Blood is pumped from the heart, ...

Oh Beautiful Muslim Women! What Islam says about enhancing our appearance?

Generally, we as women want to look beautiful. We do not hesitate to spend much money to improve our appearance. Pluck the eyebrows, dye the hair, paint the nails,  fill the teeth, wear perfume, and so much more! All, so we can look more attractive in front of ...

Diabetes-Are You At Risk?

DIABETES November 14th was WORLD DIABETES DAY.  What is diabetes: Its having higher level of glucose in your blood than your body can handle. But its not a simple case of eating too much sugar. Glucose is our main source of energy. We ...

Hajj Awareness 2

Alhamdullilah.So you have arrived safely in Mekkah and done the Umrah.You are now preparing yourself for the Hajj rituals,the overnight at Arafah, the stoning of the devil in Mina  and other practicalities. How do you maintain your health amidst the 3 ...

Hajj Health Awareness (1)

Even as we wind down our Eid celebrations,there are sisters out there  busily preparing for the once in a lifetime trip, a pilgrimage to the Holy Sanctuary of Makkah al Mukkarammah, to perform the Haj and fulfil the fifth and last ...

Keeping Fit In Ramadhan

As I have already mentioned in my earlier article on Eating healthy In Ramadhan, Islam is a complete religion, encompassing all aspects of life. Ramadhan may be a month of spiritual enhancement, but there is no reason to abandon our ...