“Treatment of the Soul, Healing of the Heart”- Muslim Physicians and their Important Contribution to Mental Health

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Ancient Greeks defined mental disorders as “being possessed and punished by the Gods for wrongdoing and can only be cured by prayer”. Greek physicians and philosophers wrote their theories about the treatment of some mental disorders without practicing. In Judeo-Christian societies, mental illness was often seen as “a divine punishment” and “a divine gift”. Some mental disorders were well known in Ancient Mesopotamia, Ancient Egypt, Persia, India and China. With the advent of Islam, a revolution emerged in all scientific fields, including psychology, which will later strongly influence the Western modern psychology.

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Heal Your Inner Child

BY LISA J. SMITH

You’re a smart, well-rounded, and well-educated person, right? So why is it you keep making the same poor choices over and over again? Why do relationships in your life suffer because of poor communication? Why do you sometimes feel as though you have no control in your life? It could be because your inner child is in the driver’s seat, and if you’ve ever seen a six-year-old drive, well, that says it all.

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PQQ, Berberine and Other Mitochondrial Enhancers

 

 

 

 

 

By Dr. Mercola

Your diet is one of the most important tools you can use to take control of your health. But supplements can also be useful, especially when it comes to improving mitochondrial function. In this interview, Dr. Michael Murray, a naturopathic physician and author of several books, discusses some of the most useful supplements for mitochondrial optimization, including PQQ and berberine.

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Fasting for Three Days Can Regenerate Entire Immune System, Study Finds

 

 

 

 

 

 

The concept of therapeutic fasting is not new, yet only recently have its profound immune boosting benefits been discovered. Fasting works because the body has the capacity to heal when the obstacles to healing are removed. I have been using fasting as a healing strategy throughout my career as a physician. In my 1995 book, Fasting and Eating For Health, I described my observations of health improvements due to fasting.

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