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Questions tagged [sick]

affected with disease or ill health also means mentally or emotionally disordered

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How to determine when one shouldn't fast due to sickness?

On one hand in the Qur'an we have a clear statement saying: [Fasting for] a limited number of days. So whoever among you is ill or on a journey [during them] - then an equal number of days [are to ...
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Life-threatening situations

I wonder what Islam, more specifically the Quran or one of the many hadeeth have to say when it comes to life-threatening diseases. Many muslim people think they have to suffer the illness they're ...
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How does tawakkul relate to depression and anxiety?

I suffer from depression, anxiety and OCD. A scholar told me to believe in tawakkul of Allah. Can you explain what that is and how does it relate to my mental health please?
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I have mental illness; will Allah accept my prayers?

I am suffering from one mental disorder called obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD). My main problem is when I start doing salah, I frequently get bad thoughts and bad words in my mind. I never mean ...
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If one does fidyah for not fasting in Ramadan, but afterwards one is able to fast, should one make up for missed days?

If one is terminally ill, and: is unable to fast during the month of Ramadan, and it is not foreseeable at the time that one would be able to make up for missed days in the future, It is agreed upon ...
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Not observing Ramadan for medical / weight reasons

What's the status for this case ? A person was ill. Because of his illness he lost lot of weight. He've been hospitalized and then he started a new treatement ! The treatement helped him gaining ...
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Did Muhammad say that black seeds can cure any disease?

Did the the prophet of Islam say that black seeds can cures diseases?
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What will happen to those who are mentally ill in the afterlife?

As far as I know, mentally ill people will not be held accountable for anything they do simply because they do not have the mental capabilities to part right from wrong. Just like a child. In that ...
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Are incurable diseases curses from the almighty Allah?

Today I visited a relative's house. She is suffering from cancer. I have seen him last year during the Eid-ul-fitr. She is almost 70 now. She is so ill that she is looking like a living dead. After ...
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Should I visit patients/dead people if I can't withstand sickness/illness/dead?

I know that our prophet insisted visiting the homes of sick/ill/dead people. I can't withstand the psychological pressure of visiting patients and dead. Should I visit patients/dead people if I can'...