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  • Bleeding and fasting during Ramadan

    Question: salam alaykum wa rahmat Allah wa Barakatu I had an abortion one week ago; by the begining of Ramadan I will be in my second week. Now I have little drops of blood, but I am praying. Shall I fast or not? Please explain, if I only have drops every now and then, not flowing blood. Fatwa: All perfect praise be to Allah, The Lord of the Worlds... More

  • Ramadan: The Month of Boosting Good Health

    Fasting in Islam is a divine command from the Lord Who has the right to command His slaves with whatever obligations He wills, by virtue of His Lordship and Divinity. Fasting is a divine command like the other Sharee’ah (Islamic legislative) obligations that show the Lordship of the True Lord and the servitude of the slave. When we say to a Muslim.. More

  • Fasting While Pregnant

    Question: After two and a half years of marriage, Allah has blessed me to become pregnant. I am now in my fifth month and have just discovered that I have twins in the same embryo sac and that they share one placenta. They are both healthy now, but the doctor told me that there is a high risk of malformation, damage, or death to both, or at least.. More

  • Gallstone Removal and the Ability to Fast

    Question: I have suffered from gallstones for twenty years and then had them removed a few months ago. Will I be able to fast like normal people? Answer: Assalaamu ‘Alaykum, dear brother. You have not mentioned in your question where exactly this gallstone was in your body so that we may properly answer you. However, regardless of where it.. More

  • Gases While Fasting

    Question: I suffer from excessive gas, and they increase when I fast. What could be the problem, and how do I treat it? Answer: Assalaamu ‘Alaykum, respected brother. Many different things could lead to the increase of gases. One of which is having irritable bowel syndrome, which is a common problem that is not due to a specific organic.. More

  • Headache When Fasting

    Question: I constantly suffer from a headache, especially when I fast. What could be causing this? Answer: Assalaamu ‘Alaykum, respected brother Alam. There are many things that could be causing this constant headache. Migraine or stress could be causes of this. Secondary headaches result from organic problems, like sinuses, teeth problems,.. More

  • Normal Blood Sugar Levels While Fasting

    Question: Once while I was fasting, I had my blood sugar level checked and it was 120. Then I started to reduce my sweets and sugar consumption. A few months later I checked it regularly again for a while when I was fasting and two hours after breaking my fast. The results during the fasting periods ranged between 100-105, while after I ate they ranged.. More

  • Stomach Swelling After Breaking the Fast

    Question: Whenever I start eating, my stomach swells, and I get a stomachache when it is empty. What do you advise me to start with when breaking my fast in Ramahdaan? Answer: Assalaamu ‘Alaykum, respected brother Muhammad. First of all, we must know the reason behind these symptoms. You may be suffering from an infection in your stomach,.. More

  • The Impact of Fasting on Blood Pressure

    Question: I have a question regarding a drop in blood pressure: does it affect fasting? Please give me some details on the issue, and what are the cases of high blood pressure that could prevent a person from fasting? Answer: Assalaamu ‘Alaykum, dear brother Ahmad. Perhaps you meant to ask about the impact fasting has on blood pressure... More

  • Using Pills to Delay the Monthly Period

    Question: I would like to go and perform ‘Umrah at the end of Ramadan. However, this will coincide with my monthly period, which usually lasts for 10 days. Can I take some pills to delay my monthly period? Do these pills have any side-effects? What pills can you recommend for this purpose? Would consuming these pills hinder me from having children.. More

  • Vomiting when Breaking the Fast

    Question: I have no problem fasting. However, as soon as I break my fast and eat or drink anything, I feel uneasy and start vomiting. I have consulted many physicians and have taken different ulcer medications, but to no avail. What can I do? Answer: Assalaamu ‘Alaykum, respected brother Tamir. You must consult an internal medicine doctor.. More

  • A Bad Odor from the Mouth While Fasting

    Question: Since last winter, I have gotten myself into the habit of fasting every Monday and Thursday, acting upon the Sunnah of the Prophet, sallallaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam, and I thank Allah for this great blessing. However, many people criticize me because of an extremely bad odor that emanates from my mouth whenever I fast, despite me brushing.. More

  • Excessive Phlegm While Fasting

    Question: During the daytime while I am fasting in Ramadan, I produce excessive phlegm, some of which I cannot expel, so it remains stuck in my throat. Is there a solution to this? Answer: Assalaamu ‘Alaykum, respected brother Sameer. This could be a result of a problem in your respiratory system, such as a chronic infection that may be.. More

  • Missed many days of Ramadan and has become unable to make up for them

    Question: My mother used to not fully fast Ramadan before, but just a few weeks ago Al-Hamdulillaah, she decided to start fasting for the coming Ramadan. But we just found out that she is sick and she might need to live on medication for the rest of her life. And she might not be able to fast, due to the possibility of endangering her health if not.. More

  • He can fast only some days of Ramadan

    Question: My question is very sensitive and important for me. I'm very much afraid of Allah and Al-hamdulillah, on Tawheed and try to follow Islam as much as possible and I teach people Islam and do Da'wa work also. And I have learnt a lot from your website Al-hamdulillah, and Allah will give you reward for this, Inshaa Allah. The problem is I cannot.. More