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Furthermore, he would not fast in any month as many days as he fasted during Sha'ban.
Another study was done on Muslim women living in Singapore in 2004 by Joosoph stated majority of 87% fasted only at least one day and 25% stated that fasting is difficult during pregnancy, whereas in present study 56% women fasted for whole month of Ramadan and about 60% felt difficult to fast during pregnancy.17 In a recent quantitative study on Somalian and Bangladeshi Muslim females reported that positive health effects of fasting outweighed any negative effects about health.
Among them, 191(72%) patients said they would have felt content if they had fasted. Fatigue was found to be the most common symptom in patients receiving chemotherapy and this factor affected their quality of life as well.23 In our study, frequently reported symptoms for not fasting were fatigue (26%) and nausea/ vomiting (10%).
I knew I had fasted my last." Having cerebral palsy means that, technically, Maysoon is exempt but like many disabled people who strive to be equal and participate in every aspect of life Maysoon challenged herself.
In one study, rats undergoing alternate-day fasting lived 83% longer than rats who were not fasted. Interestingly, human data suggest that food consumption on the nonfasting days does not result in caloric consumption to cover the caloric deficit on the fasted day.
Whoever fasts these six days will have recorded for him a reward as if he had fasted a whole year, as was reported in a Sahih Hadith from the Prophet (peace and blessings of Allah be upon him).
Prophet Jesus fasted forty days and forty nights, and explained it by saying: "..Man shall not live by bread alone, but by every word that proceeds from the mouth of God." (Matthew 4:2-4.) Prophet Moses also had fasted forty days and forty nights (Exodus 34:28).