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Is organ donation permissible?

Is it permitted in Islam to donate organs like eyes or kidneys to someone who needs one? I'm looking for information both about donating while alive (suppose a parent or sibling is in need of it), and ...
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Is it permissible to donate blood?

Is it permissible to donate blood as a Muslim? I wish to donate blood but I don't know if this is acceptable in islam.
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Is it permissible to use "subliminals" in videos to change one's eye color?

There are these videos which is like some sort of 'hypnosis' thing for your subconscious mind. It plays these frequencies with an inaudible voice in the background that your subconscious can hear. ...
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Does Islam permit euthanasia?

Definition: Euthanasia, also known as assisted suicide, physician-assisted suicide (dying) , doctor-assisted dying (suicide) , and more loosely termed mercy killing, basically means to take a ...
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Is it haraam to take medicine that contains alcohol?

Just like the title states, is it haraam to take medicine that contains alcohol?
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Is listening to Brainwave Entrainment‎ or subliminal message audio halal?

As the title says, I want to determine if Brainwave Entrainment is halaal or haraam? Brainwave Entrainment in Wikipedia: Brainwave Entrainment is any practice that aims to cause brainwave ...
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Eating medicine while fasting will make the fast makrooh?

I have to eat anti epileptic medicine at 8:00 AM and 8:00 PM. This cannot be delayed not even for 10 minutes. So if I eat my medicine while fasting, will it make my fast makrooh?
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Is not getting treatment for a disease considered as suicide in Islam?

I had this question for many years and still don't know if it is suicide or not, in one way you { by not taking the "cure" which is chemotherapy, and others } wish yourself death. but I don'...
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What should I do about OCD difficulties leading to lack of focus during prayer?

I struggle finishing sallah due to not being able to focus (not on purpose) when people are talking. And I make mistakes and sallah takes me hours a day to finish due to repeating over and over. No ...
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Is it permissible to turn down cancer treatment if you fear it will cause more harm than good?

In my opinion, chemotherapy harms the body and does more damage than benefit. It does little to improve you and rather ends up destroying your entire immune system, causing you to become further ...
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Is it haram to stop life support for one who is brain dead?

brain dead is defined as Irreversible brain damage and loss of brain function, as evidenced by cessation of breathing and other vital reflexes, unresponsiveness to stimuli, absence of muscle activity, ...
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Is mental health treatment sufficient to make permissible otherwise haram acts?

HHS.gov write about mental health: Mental health includes our emotional, psychological, and social well-being. It affects how we think, feel, and act. It also helps determine how we handle stress, ...
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Gelatin capsules from pig ash or its bone

We read in the quran that the flesh of swine is impermissible(occurs four times elsewhere in Quran) “He has forbidden you only the Maytah (dead animals), and blood, and the flesh of swine, ...” [al-...
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Is it permissible to take a supplement that contains an ingredient derived from pork?

Is it permissible to take a supplement that contains an ingredient derived from pork? Even if it’s needed as part of a treatment process? I want to take an HCL and digestive enzymes supplement that ...
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Can necessary medication be permissible even if it contains haram ingredients?

I don't mean to bother you. I am not Muslim, but I have deep respect for your faith and work and study with Muslims on an almost daily basis. I have noticed that some of my Muslim friends do not eat ...
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Light therapy: allowed or not?

I wanted to ask if the use of Light Therapy (Red) is allowed. I have not found anything that says if it's allowed to use in Islam. There has been extensive scientific research on it and light therapy ...
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