Category Archives: Health

‘ does taking blood for tests break fast’

Q: Does taking (giving blood) blood for tests break fasting? Continue reading

Saudi Arabia say that condoms are haram

Q: I heard a mufti in Saudi Arabia say that condoms are haram. Can you explain Continue reading

Nasal spray and fasting

Q: I notice when I use nasal spray my nose does not bleed. It keeps the nose cool in summer. My mother thinks it is a fast breaker. She heard this in Somalia by Continue reading

‘Do not be too hard on yourself’

Q: Assalamu aleikun, Sheikh Mehtar,
This is my first Ramadan.  The first two days of fasting went without incident Continue reading

Asthmatic pump

Question: I am an asthma patient. Does using the pump negate my fast?

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Is it required to perform ghusul (bath)

Q: Salam alikum.
Is it required to perform ghusul after quitting masturbating? And is it required to perform salat tawba?… Would like to know what’s recommended towards that.
Time: Monday April 25, 2011 at 12:37 am Continue reading

Rubbing alcohol is not really alcohol

Q:Assalamualaikum. Hey Imaam! I have a question regarding alcohol. Is it prohibitted at every level in Islam? Simple example rubbing alcohol for a wound. Continue reading


Q: Assalamu alikum sheikh,
1) I have a question regarding botox. I’m 20 years old and am always stressed out due to school, im doing pre-law, anyway, i’ve been told that stress will bring wrinkles sooner than you expected. 2) My questions is; is botox or anti wrinkle creams permissible in islam? Im not planning on using it because of wrinkles due to old age, but of stress.
Time: Sunday March 6, 2011 at 10:27 am Continue reading

smoking hookah?

Q: As-salaam-alaikum.  I want to know is smoking permitted in Islam and thereby hookah?
Thank You.
Time: Sunday February 27, 2011 at 6:07 pm Continue reading

funny faces while lifting weights is to resembles the worst of beast

Q: Is bodybuilding and competing harem, in accordance with the laws of chastity and modesty? Are there any exceptions for men or women? And is going to bodybuilding competitions considered harem? “buff dude-or dudette’
Time: Sunday January 30, 2011 at 7:20 pm
1-can a muslim women be friends with a guy if no why?
2-can women in islam go to the gym to excess?
Time: Tuesday February 8, 2011 at 5:27 pm Continue reading