Effects of Ramadan fasting on common upper gastrointestinal disorders: A review of the literature

Seifi, Najmeh and Hashemi, Mohammad and Safarian, Mohammad and Hadi, Vahid and Raeisi, Mojtaba (2017) Effects of Ramadan fasting on common upper gastrointestinal disorders: A review of the literature. Journal of Fasting and Health, 5 (1). pp. 20-23.

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Abstract

Introduction: Ramadan is the ninth month of Muslim's calendar during which Muslims fast. Ramadan lasts 29-30 days based on the visual sightings of the crescent moon. Fasting during Ramadan has significant health effects. The present study aimed at reviewing the literature of the impact of Ramadan fasting on upper gastrointestinal disorders. Methods: MEDLINE and Google Scholar were searched by using ((“Ramadan” R fasting”) AND(

Item Type: Article
Subjects: WD Nutrition Disease and metabolic diseases
Divisions: Journals > J Fasting And Health
Depositing User: fasting fasting
Date Deposited: 25 Sep 2017 14:17
Last Modified: 25 Sep 2017 14:17
URI: http://eprints.mums.ac.ir/id/eprint/1978

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