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Zahra Zendehboodi
Mizaj (Temperament) is one of the basic concepts of Iranian Traditional Medicine (ITM), which has great importance in diagnosis and treatment of diseases, as well as maintaining the ideal healthy state of an individual. However, very little is known about the biological mechanisms of mizaj dependence treatment in practical ITM. This study was aimed to evaluate any association between the mizaj and glutathione S-transferase M1 ( GSTM1 ) and T1 ( GSTT1 ) polymorphisms in healthy people. The samples included 247 healthy males from Fars province, southern Iran...
September 2017: Molecular Biology Research Communications
Seyed Kazem Kazemeini, Majid Emtiazy, Fatemeh Owlia, Parisa Khani
Infertility is one of the most important reproductive health concerns in the conventional medicine. Iranian traditional medicine presents different viewpoints in this regard which they could be of benefit and a good guide for the society of medicine. This study sought to provide the comprehensive investigation on the causes of infertility according to Iranian traditional medicine for understanding of old sages' ideas and categorizing of the causes of infertility. In this narrative review, we searched causes of infertility in traditional medicine books and available articles in this field...
April 2017: International Journal of Reproductive Biomedicine (Yazd, Iran)
Sepide Miraj, Samira Alesaeidi, Sara Kiani
BACKGROUND: Temperament refers to four different humors differentiating in individuals and, as a result, proposes specific therapy for diseases as well as special types of management (avoidance). OBJECTIVE: The aim of this study was to overview the relationship between dystemprament and treatment and management of diseases. METHODS: A computerized search of published articles was performed using PubMed, Scopus, Web of Science, and Medline databases as well as local sources from 1965 to 2016...
December 2016: Electronic Physician
Sepideh Miraj, Sara Kiani
BACKGROUND: Temperament or mezaj refers to four different humors differentiating in individuals and, as a result, proposes specific therapy for their diseases. OBJECTIVE: The aim of this study was to overview the scientific correlation between temperaments in Unani medicine and diseases. METHODS: This study was carried out from March 2015 to February 2016. A computerized search of published articles was performed using PubMed, Google Scholar, Scopus and Web of Science, and Medline databases as well as local and regional resources between 1983 and 2014...
November 2016: Electronic Physician
Rafieian Kopaei, Alireza Khajegir, Sara Kiani
INTRODUCTION: Temperament or mizaj is referred to four different humors differentiating individuals and as a result, proposing different preventive measures for their diseases. AIM: In this study, a systematic and purposeful review with emphasis on the research question was done to retrieve, evaluate and consolidate the required information. MATERIALS AND METHODS: Computerized search of published original articles with fulltext was performed using PubMed and Web of Science, Medline data Science direct, ProQuest, SID and Cochrane Library bases as well as local references from March 1990 to March 2016...
September 2016: Journal of Clinical and Diagnostic Research: JCDR
Mahnaz Setooni, Mohsen Razeghi, Amir Mohammad Jaladat, Ali Soleimani
BACKGROUND: Different factors, especially genetic, effect individual attitude to regular physical activity in Iranian traditional medicine. It was believed that individual physical activity attitude is affected by Mizaj too. Our aim was to conduct a comparative revision and evaluation of the effect of genetic factors on physical activity in classic medicine and Iranian traditional medicine. METHODS: In this study, we reviewed Persian resources in the research center of traditional medicine at Shiraz University of Medical Sciences...
May 2016: Iranian Journal of Medical Sciences
Fereshteh Ghorat, Fatemeh Nejatbakhsh, Mohammad Ahmadi, Nazli Namazi
BACKGROUND: Support for breastfeeding is a public health priority. One of the major factors that can negatively affect breastfeeding is the lack of breast milk. There are many instructions on the subject of breast milk in Iranian traditional medicine resources. This article attempts to investigate causes and reasons for the lack of breast milk from the perspective of the great scholars in this field. METHODS: This study reviews the literature based on the Iranian traditional medicine...
May 2016: Iranian Journal of Medical Sciences
Majid Nimrouzi, Babak Daneshfard, Vahid Tafazoli
BACKGROUND: Fluid intake is an essential factor in having a normal homeostasis. However, proper amount of daily water intake in a healthy individual is controversial. There is a prevalent thought that we all have to drink eight glasses of water daily, however, it lacks enough supportive evidence at least for healthy individuals. Here, we try to clarify this topic from the perspective of Avicenna and traditional Persian medicine (TPM). METHODS: The most important traditional Persian medical encyclopedia, Al-Qanun fil-Tibb (Canon of Medicine), was reviewed...
May 2016: Iranian Journal of Medical Sciences
Morteza Mojahedi, Mohsen Naseri, Reza Majdzadeh, Mansoor Keshavarz, Mohammad Ebadini, Esmaeil Nazem, Mohsen Saberi Isfeedvajani
BACKGROUND: In Iranian Traditional Medicine, mizaj (temperament) plays a key role in preventive, therapeutic and lifestyle recommendations. A reliable self-reported scale for mizaj identification is critically needed to introduce ITM into the official medical and health care system especially in the case of designing national preventive protocols. OBJECTIVES: The present study aimed to design a preliminary self-administered mizaj questionnaire and assessed its reliability and validity in Iran...
March 2014: Iranian Red Crescent Medical Journal
Abdul Haseeb Ansari, Mohd Zulkifle, Mahboob Ali
Mizaj (Temperament) is one of the basic concepts ofUnani system of medicine upon which diagnosis and line of treatment of a disease are based. Every human being has been furnished a specific Mizaj through which an individual performs his functions properly. If it is disturbed, body becomes more susceptible to develop such diseases having same temperament as that of an individual. Objective of the study was to evaluate the relation of diseases in respect of Mizaj of the patients and to provide some knowledge for prevention of other diseases that may be related to identified Mizaj...
July 2010: Ancient Science of Life
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