Iranian-Islamic traditional medicine

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  • Seyed Mahdi Mirghazanfari 2017/07/26

    By Seyed Mahdi Mirghazanfari, MD, PhD

    Melancholic temperament: Specifications and lifestyle

    part 1

    TEHRAN — Iranian-Islamic traditional medicine is a holistic medicine which has been based on individual differences and a determinant basic concept named as Mizaj (temperament).

  • Seyed Mahdi Mirghazanfari 2017/07/19

    By Seyed Mahdi Mirghazanfari, MD, PhD

    Sanguine temperament: Specifications and lifestyle

    Part 2

    TEHRAN — Different diseases are nowadays spreading at an increasing rate throughout the world. So, traditional medicine is advised by the World Health Organization as a complementary method or an alternative to classic medicine.

  • Seyed Mahdi Mirghazanfari 2017/07/12

    By Seyed Mahdi Mirghazanfari, MD, PhD

    Sanguine temperament: Specifications and lifestyle

    Part 1

    TEHRAN — Personalized medicine (PM) is a novel term used for a medical model in which all diagnostic, prognostic, and therapeutic aspects of a disease are individualized for a patient.

  • Seyed Mahdi Mirghazanfari 2017/07/05

    By Seyed Mahdi Mirghazanfari, MD, PhD

    Choleric temperament: Specifications and suitable lifestyle Part 2

    Temperament (Mizaj) of a person is a distinguishing factor identifying the most appropriate lifestyle suiting for each person’s optimum health.

  • Seyed Mahdi Mirghazanfari 2017/06/28

    By Seyed Mahdi Mirghazanfari, MD, PhD

    Choleric temperament: Specifications and suitable lifestyle

    Part 1

    Temperament or Mizaj is referred to four different conditions differentiating individuals physically and mentally and as a result, proposing different preventive measures for their diseases or wellbeing.

  • Seyed Mahdi Mirghazanfari 2017/06/20

    By Seyed Mahdi Mirghazanfari, MD, PhD

    How to recognize one's temperament

    The Iranian-Islamic traditional medicine is a holistic medicine which has been based on individual differences, a determinant basic concept named as Mizaj (temperament).

  • Seyed Mahdi Mirghazanfari 2017/06/18

    By Seyed Mahdi Mirghazanfari, MD, PHD

    Health tips for Ramadan part 8

    All Muslims take part in the month-long dawn-to-sunset fast that is the hallmark of Ramadan. Eating and drinking (including water) is prohibited during daylight hours, and the day’s abstinence is offset by a nightly meal known as Iftar.

  • Seyed Mahdi Mirghazanfari 2017/06/14

    By Seyed Mahdi Mirghazanfari, MD, PHD

    Traditional medicine clarifies: warmness, coldness, dryness, wetness

    From the Iranian traditional medicine point of view, Mizaj (temperament) represents the excess or lack of warmness and humidity in one's body and is classified based on four qualities of warmness, coldness, dryness and wetness.

  • Seyed Mahdi Mirghazanfari 2017/06/12

    By Seyed Mahdi Mirghazanfari, MD, PHD

    Health tips for Ramadan

    Part 6

    Fasting during the holy month of Ramadan is seen as a way to purify spiritually as well as physically - a time to detach from material pleasures and be closer to God. The act of fasting is also believed to increase Muslims' piety, reminding them that others are less fortunate than themselves.

  • Seyed Mahdi Mirghazanfari 2017/06/10

    By Seyed Mahdi Mirghazanfari, MD, PHD

    Health tips for Ramadan

    Part 5

    Ramadan is the month in which God opens the doors of mercy, forgiveness and blessings upon Muslims. 

  • Seyed Mahdi Mirghazanfari 2017/06/09

    By Seyed Mahdi Mirghazanfari, MD, PHD

    Temperament lays basis for Iranian traditional medicine

    Part 5

    As mentioned in previous articles, recognizing one's distinguishing temperament is the most fundamental concept of Iranian traditional medicine.

  • Seyed Mahdi Mirghazanfari 2017/06/07

    By Seyed Mahdi Mirghazanfari, MD, PHD

    Health tips for Ramadan

    Part 4

    The holy month of Ramadan contains the most blessed days and nights and is an opportunity for Muslims to practice abstinence and give up mundane desires for a short period of time.

  • Seyed Mahdi Mirghazanfari 2017/06/01

    By Seyed Mahdi Mirghazanfari, MD, PHD

    Health tips for Ramadan

    Part 3

    Fasting during the holy month of Ramadan requires dogged determination and as hard as it seems, considering the long hot days, it would greatly help to create balance in the body.

  • Seyed Mahdi Mirghazanfari 2017/05/30

    By Seyed Mahdi Mirghazanfari, MD, PHD

    Health tips for Ramadan

    Part 2

    Ramadan, the month of mercy for Muslims, began on Saturday in Iran. Despite the long and hot summer days and accordingly long fasting days it might give people a chance to improve upon their physical and mental health.

  • 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.