The religious requirement of fasting during the Holy Month of Ramadan is of an extraordinary spiritual
value to the Muslim community. Many studies conducted in the past decade have found that due to
the spiritual motivation, habit change and focus on the moment, fasting in healthy volunteers showed
improved vigilance, energy levels, mood and reduced depressive and anxiety symptoms. However,
there are some important considerations for when initiating or revising any medical treatment,
and especially for a mental health condition.
28 Apr 2021