Healthy Ramadan (8)FAST WITH NO HEADACHE Ahmadi Hospital ,Health Promotion Unit Wishing You a Healthy Ramadan
What Causes Fasting Headache • Headache is one of the most important fast symptoms that the faster may complain of. Headache is mostly due to not following a healthy life style.
How to Control Headache • You can get rid of it by following these advices:
First: Prepare Yourself For Fasting • We have to prepare ourselves to stand some hardship that result from fasting like headache, so that the inner power get over our feeling of hunger and headache and to ease this we have to mind ourselves by the great credit that Allah subscribed to fasters.
Second: Adopt Healthy Food Habits • Reducing the fast period by quickening the breakfast and delaying the sahoor as possible so to overcome the hypoglycemia which is an important cause of headache.
Third: Get Enough Sleep • It is very important to regulate (get enough) sleep. Because sleep inadequacy and continuous vigilance are important cause of headache.
Fourth: Regulate Physical and Mental activities • Try to regulate your physical and mental activities and do not attempt to do strenuous exertion before or after breakfast.
Fifth: Regulate Food and Activity • Fighting constipation by regulating food that must contain a lot of fibres, vegetables and fruits and by sport and physical activity, since headache is a symptom of constipation.
Sixth: Stop SmokingSmoking = Heart Disease , Cancer and other Fatal illnesses • Since abstaining from smoking causes headache, so it is better to start stop smoking before Ramadan or to impose the chance of fast to quit smoking.
Seventh: Treat the Cause • Treating the underlying organic causes of headache is important for healthy fasting.
Let Ramadan be the Take off • To promote the 4 Dimensions of Health. • For better health and longer lifespan. • For a happier and meaningful life ever.