If someone does not qualify for Hijama for whatever reason, the next best thing that will have almost a similar effect to Hijama is Fasting. A lot of people will also add (getting enough sleep, exercise, drinking a lot of water, staying away from stress, healthy diet…etc.) While all of the above is true, the one thing that really stand out is (repeated fasting), including dry fasting, Fasting cleanses and rejuvenates the body.

Individuals who do not qualify for Hijama:

  • Individuals with a cardiac pacemaker or implanted Defibrillator (Just for liability).
  • Individuals experiencing Hypo-tension (low blood pressure).
  • Individuals experiencing a fever.
  • Individuals experiencing excessive or spontaneous bleeding (Hemophilia) or other extreme bleeding disorders.
  • Individuals with organic cardiac problems.
  • Individuals diagnosed with immunodeficiency such as HIV.
  • Individuals on immuno-suppressive medications.
  • Individuals diagnosed with Hepatitis B or Hepatitis C.
  • Individuals currently on Anticoagulant medications (Blood Thinners).
  • Individuals with open wounds /rash /lesions /burns.
  • Individuals who just undergone surgery or who will soon undergo surgery.
  • Pregnant ladies, Specially First and Third Trimester.
  • Hemophobic Individuals .
  • Individuals on Radiation Therapy.
  • Individuals experiencing un-managed Epilepsy and Narcolepsy.
  • Individuals on Chemotherapy.
  • Individuals on Dialysis.
  • Individuals experiencing Senile Purpura.
  • Individuals experiencing Sickle Cell Ulcers.
  • Clients with communication disabilities, special needs, or Special Educational Needs (Client must be able to receive, send, process, and comprehend concepts, thought, and feelings verbally and non verbally).
  • Hijama is not recommended a week before or after getting vaccinated.
  • Hijama can’t be done right on top of points of acute inflammation or knee effusion, right on top of Eczematic Plaques or Psoriatic Patches, right on top of fungal infections on the skin or right on top of transudate fluid.