Alternative Medicine, Quackery & War on Modern Medicine

Previously we have discussed in detail the role of various health disciplines of disease management  and their permissibility in Islam in a general sense.  We said: The various different disciplines of disease management in a Islamic legislative perspective are from the worldly means (al-wasaailul-kawniyyah) to achieve, with Allah’s permission, treatment of ill-health despite these disciplines having differences of opinion with one another. This difference of opinion is permitted and one could argue inevitable as their methods of approach are different. From…

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Dietary Sugar & Juicing; Heart Disease – P2

Carbohydrates can be classed as starch or sugar. Starch is found in most staple foods such as rice, pasta, bread. It is a more complex molecule than sugars and is broken down slowly by digestion and absorbed as glucose but at a relatively slower duration to sugar. This means that the blood glucose increases more slowly, what is termed as relatively "low glycaemic index", which is good. Starch is best taken as whole grains and not the processed white-type which digests…

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Aluminium, Vaccines, Nanoparticles, Polysorbate and Toxicity

With the current COVID19 coronavirus pandemic that has engulfed almost the entire globe, the public health crisis has aroused concern and care for vaccines at a level never previously seen. Along with that, there has appeared the Covid-deniers who mostly coincide with the usual anti-vaccination personalities, spreading  concepts that are entirely entertainment for science-fiction movies with their typical dogma of re-packaged doubts that they portray as scientific. Moreso there has appeared conspiracy theories from these same sorts of people, many of…

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Coffee Drinking, Coffee Enemas, Cancer Prevention & Survival

Here we examine the evidence of coffee drinking and its effect on causing or preventing cancer, likewise its effect upon cancer deaths as well as cardiovascular disease deaths (which includes heart disease, strokes etc) and deaths form all-causes. Further we will look at the few studies that deal with coffee enemas and its effects compared to coffee drinking. Finally we will look at treatments that include coffee enemas for cancer treatment and compare them to conventional mainstream treatment. Coffee enemas have…

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Companion criticising Quackery and another being cautious of it.

Imaam Malik rahimullah narrates in his Muwatta in Book 37, Hadith 1464 Abu'd-Darda wrote to Salman al-Farsi, "Come immediately to the holy land." Salman wrote back to him, "Land does not make anyone holy. Man's deeds make him holy. I have heard that you were put up as a doctor to treat and cure people. If you are innocent, then may you have delight! If you are a quack, then beware lest you kill a man and enter the Fire!" When…

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Utilising the Most Skilled …. or Is Everyone To Investigate.

With the widespread existence of information the problem that faces us today is being able to have the ability to distinguish between that which is correct information from that which is not and when one is not able to do so, then knowing to whom to refer back to, in order to achieve this. General information is not the same as applied knowledge and skills as the latter two are more specific and tailored to individuals and communities and will likewise…

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Gerson Therapy; Its Details, Efficacy & Harms in Cancer

Gerson Protocol This involves a very specific diet with nutritional supplements and enemas (treatment placed in the anal passage). It claims to rid the body of toxins and strengthen the body’s immune system. It was developed in the 1920's & 30's by a German doctor (of internal medicine) called Max Gerson. He claimed his regimen helped cure his own migraine headaches. So he went on to use it to treat other diseases such as tuberculosis and cancer. He did not have…

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