Ramadan fasting and thyroid function

Mirsane, Sayed Alireza and Shafagh, Shima and Nasrin, Oraei (2017) Ramadan fasting and thyroid function. Journal of Fasting and Health, 5 (2). pp. 85-86.

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Abstract

Fasting is one of Islamic Five Pillars and it is an Islamic obligations. Even though fasting during Ramadan month is an obligatory, if this obligatory has dangerous effects on the human health, it is forbidden. In On the other hand, atypical levels of thyroid hormones can create serious problems for human body and normal range of these hormones is indicative of good thyroid function. The present study aimed to investigate the effects of fasting during Ramadan on the thyroid hormones levels. With regards to studied results, it can be stated that fasting in Ramadan has not undesirable effects on thyroid hormones, but for people with thyroid diseases like hyperthyroidism and hypothyroidism, who are intending to fast during Ramadan, it was recommended that before and during fasting, they consult with endocrinologist.It should be noted that this matter needs to have multiple researches, thus, it was recommended to conduct more study, in order to obtain the comprehensive outcomes.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: WD Nutrition Disease and metabolic diseases
QT physiology
Divisions: Journals > J Fasting And Health
Depositing User: fasting fasting
Date Deposited: 05 Sep 2017 12:44
Last Modified: 05 Sep 2017 12:44
URI: http://eprints.mums.ac.ir/id/eprint/552

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