Medication Management During Ramadan
By Dr. Valentina Faia on 25/04/2020

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. 

Dr. Valentina Faia, Specialist Psychiatrist at The LightHouse Arabia provides perspective on this topic via the link below.