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IHJ 2014, 1(3): 61-68 Back to browse issues page
Holy Quran and hadith perspective on Fasting and immune system
َMonireh Golpour, Amrollah Mostafazadeh *, Hamid Reza Khorasani
Babol University of Medical Sciences , amrolah65@gmail.com
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Background and purpose: Psychological factors in addition to various parts of the body, including the immune system, nervous system, endocrine system and digestive system play a major role in human health. According to the Quran, hadith and Islamic guidelines, the special position of health in Islam can be realized. One of the sublime precepts of Islam is "fasting" which has a key role in personal and social growth and human progress such as prayer and other divine commandments. Islam has expressed fasting as an important factor for the health of body and soul, which has been mentioned directly on the many of Quran and Islamic traditions. Nowadays The World Health Organization knows spirituality a, s an important aspect of health and emphasizes the importance of its impact on health more than ever before. In this article we are going to investigate fasting impact as one of the Important and noble precepts of Islam on body and soul health of human Associated with increased levels of the immune system and thus promoting health, According to the Qur'an, Hadith, Islamic traditions and scientific and research findings and papers. Materials and methods: this study is review study and in this paper, investigates the relationship between fasting with the physical and spiritual health and its effect on increasing the level of safety so the Quran verses, religious traditions, religious books and resources, as well as books and scientific-research papers have been used. Findings: in this review paper excerpts from the Quran verses and the authentic religious traditions and hadith about the importance of fasting and its relationship to health of body and soul, not overeating, the importance of the spiritual dimension in health and immune system have been investigated. Conclusion: Spiritual benefits of fasting which are in connection with religious beliefs of the fast person is much more important than its physical effects on the human body and it can be said that the main purpose of fasting is Spiritual benefits. Many studies show the moral and material effect of fasting on the promotion of the immune system. According to the World Health Organization's definition of health and considering spirituality as a fourth dimension of health, spiritual aspects of fasting and its relation increasing level of health must be discussed further and scientific and educational centers must pay more attention to the importance of fasting from spiritual health perspective and its impact to maximize the immune level of body.
Keywords: Islam, fasting, spiritual health, immune system
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Golpour َ, Mostafazadeh A, Khorasani H R. Holy Quran and hadith perspective on Fasting and immune system. IHJ. 2014; 1 (3) :61-68
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