Effect of Ramadan Fasting on Blood Pressure and Lipid Profiles

Amirkalali sijavandi, Maryam sadat and Shahsavan, Fatemeh and Asgarizadeh, Farshad and Namaty, Mohsen and Heravian, Javad and Mahmodi, Zahra and Rakhshandadi, Tahereh and Sedaghat, Mohamad Reza (2015) Effect of Ramadan Fasting on Blood Pressure and Lipid Profiles. Journal of Fasting and Health, 3 (3). pp. 126-131.

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Abstract

Introduction: Ramadan is a holy month for Muslims during which avoid from eating, drinking and sexual intercourse for about 13-17 hours. The aim of this study was surveying the effects of Islamic fasting in Ramadan on lipid profile and blood pressure.Materials and Methods: we designed this study in two phases, a week before and a week after Ramadan month. Eighty nine healthy subjects with 20-50 years old were participated in this study. Blood sampling for lipid profile measurement was done in the morning and blood pressure was measured in the afternoon with digital sphygmomanometer. Statistical analysis was performed with SPSS version 16.0 software.Results: In a week after Ramadan, body weight and body mass index (BMI) decreased in both sexes, comparing with the week before Ramadan measurements (p

Item Type: Article
Subjects: WD Nutrition Disease and metabolic diseases
QT physiology
Divisions: Journals > J Fasting And Health
Depositing User: fasting fasting
Date Deposited: 25 Sep 2017 17:31
Last Modified: 25 Sep 2017 17:31
URI: http://eprints.mums.ac.ir/id/eprint/4312

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