Iranian-Islamic traditional medicine

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  • Seyed Mahdi Mirghazanfari 2017/05/27

    By Seyed Mahdi Mirghazanfari, MD, PHD

    Health tips for Ramadan

    Part 1

    Ramadan, the ninth month of the Islamic calendar, is a month of blessing marked by prayer, fasting, and charity. It is the most sacred month of the year for Muslims. Prophet Mohammed (PBUH) has said, "When the month of Ramadan starts, the gates of heaven are opened and the gates of Hell are closed and the devils are chained.”

  • Seyed Mahdi Mirghazanfari 2017/05/24

    By Seyed Mahdi Mirghazanfari, MD, PhD

    Iranian traditional medicine prioritizes health maintenance over treatment

    Overlooking Iranian traditional medicine, the most ancient medicine in the world, both nationwide and worldwide is what has deprived the country not only from introducing its primeval medical advances but its rich culture to the world.

  • Seyed Mahdi Mirghazanfari 2017-05-17 08:31

    By Seyed Mahdi Mirghazanfari, MD, PhD

    Temperaments determine your lifestyle

    The Iranian-Islamic traditional medicine emphatically gives prominence to each individual’s temperament - or to use the Persian equivalent ‘Mizaj’- as a determining and key factor in deciding one’s lifestyle.

  • Seyed Mahdi Mirghazanfari 2017/05/10

    By Seyed Mahdi Mirghazanfari, MD, PhD

    Traditional medicine expounds on temperaments: Phlegmatic or melancholic

    TEHRAN — As explained in the previous articles each individual has a distinguishing temperament- or as well-known in the Persian term ‘Mizaj’- based on which people display distinctive physical and behavioral characteristics.

  • Seyed Mahdi Mirghazanfari 2017/05/03

    By Seyed Mahdi Mirghazanfari, MD, PhD

    Sanguine or choleric: Iranian traditional medicine defines

    In the Iranian-Islamic traditional medicine the excess or lack of body fluids (called “humors”) including blood, yellow bile, black bile, and phlegm define four temperaments (Mizaj) of “sanguine”, “choleric”, “melancholic” and “phlegmatic” respectively.

  • Iranian-Islamic traditional medicine 2017/04/25

    By Mehdi Mirghazanfari Physiologist & traditional medicine specialist

    Correspond to your temperament, traditional medicine underlines

    TEHRAN — The Iranian-Islamic traditional medicine (hereafter called traditional medicine) specialists have classified everything comprising all objects, materials, states and even events by their Mizaj (temperament) with regard to kinetic energy (warmness) and fluidity (humidity).

  • traditional medicine 2017-04-18 19:05

    Iranian-Islamic traditional medicine a route to healthier life

    TEHRAN — While today medical approaches applied in hospitals and used by doctors are conventionally acceptable for the treatment of diseases alternative therapies are getting more popular among the public regarding the side effects of drugs and invasive surgeries.