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Can't fast during Ramadhan, should I partially fast?

I've tried to fast multiple times and couldn't pursue my ramadhan after a few days for health reasons. I still want to do efforts to what my body can stand (just drinking water + 1 fruit during day) ...
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What should happen if the requirements of health and safety were to conflict with the requirements of modesty?

Let us suppose that at some time in the future, followers of Islam find their way to planets other than earth, and let us suppose that on one of these planets, in order to maintain proper levels of ...
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Is the man in ibn Kathir's tafsir for Sura 114 being cured, or simply encouraged?

Muhammad's response to the man(below) sounds very positive, but it is difficult to tell whether the man is being healed from his affliction, or just encouraged. Or perhaps could it be that Muhammad is ...
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Is there a clear point where overeating becomes haram?

Overeating can be detrimental to one's health in a variety of ways: there's more extreme cases, such as binge eating disorder and bulimia, but also simply eating too much and becoming obese results in ...
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Is healing with honey mentioned in the Koran?

From webmd Honey’s healing properties are mentioned in the [..] Koran [..]. Is this true? What does the Quran say about honey's healing properties?
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Is it sinful to apply chemotherapy for cancer patients?

I may be wrong but I heard that Islam forbid to take poison. Chemotherapy is kind of a poison. Then is it sinful to apply chemotherapy for cancer patients?
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Can we use Dzikir instead of mantras to make meditation more Islamic?

I use meditation for reaching the very productive and creative 4th state of consciousness (body fully at deep rest with slow deep breathing but mind fully alert). I had been using Sanskrit mantras as ...
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Is selling alcohol-based tinctures haram?

I am in the process of establishing a business, which will offer products for health, body and beauty. The items that I plan to offer includes but are not limited to herbs, vitamins, organic food, ...
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Advice / Cure for boredom in Islam

I suffer from depression and have been on medication for many years which works and this may be a factor. However I go through phases of being bored. Same routine, same daily predictable job, etc. ...
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Why drinking is prohibited in Islam?

I have this doubt since a long time. Some of my friends said that it (drink) will affect your mind and your body. This may be correct when we drink a large amount of drink. Even if we drink a very ...
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Mother is diagnosed of terminal illness and she is too negative about it

My mother has been diagnosed with Ovarian Cancer. She went through one chemo so far and she is recovering. Even the doctors are very positive. However, she is extremely negative about her situation. ...
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Is there any “real” Health benefits for Ramadan fasting?

I need scientific-based evidence Not Dogmatic one Is there any health benefits for Ramadan fasting ? And if so does this benefits Outweigh the risks of this type of fasting I read a Research paper ...
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Are Shisha Pens Halaal?

The recent introduction of Shisha Pens (Also called E-Cigarettes) have become widespread throughout Islamic communities. Many people say it is just water vapour and that they are not harmful. However, ...
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Islamic View of Veganism [duplicate]

Is it haram to be a vegan? I'm currently a vegetarian, simply because I don't enjoy meat as much as I did before. I don't think that we really need meat to survive, and all this mass production is ...
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As we can not trim or alter our eyebrows, what about the hair in between (unibrow)?

As we can not trim or alter our eyebrows, what about the hair in between (unibrow)? Is it permissible to thread the hair that is between our eyebrows? (For men)
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Why in Islam there are prescriptions regarding health? But not Penicillin?

There are rules in Islam like brushing teeth, being clean, avoiding dead animals and taking bath regularly and not fasting when it's harmful. Am I right to assume that such things exists in Islam ...
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Can you use Toothpaste whilst Fasting in Ramadan?

Can we brush our teeth using a toothbrush and toothpaste while fasting?
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Islamic view on exercise

Is there any Hadith that discusses the importance of exercise, its benefits and what kind of exercise is considered good, etc.?
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Why is smoking tobacco haraam?

The majority view (as far as I know) on smoking tobacco is that it is haraam. But what is the rationale or evidence/proof behind that ruling?