During the menstrual cycle: Hijama can be very helpful for women who experience premenstrual syndrome and during the period to help stabilize hormones and counter-effect muscle contractions “cramps”. Hijama has a positive effect on menstrual pains, especially around the uterus, lower back, and thighs. According to Mayo Clinic (Hormonelike substances (prostaglandins) involved in pain and inflammation trigger the uterine muscle contractions. Higher levels of prostaglandins are associated with more-severe menstrual cramps.) Hijama is proven to improve circulation and reduce Prostaglandin levels and ease up the menstrual cramps. Unlike NSAID pain relievers (Celecoxib, Naproxen, Ibuprofen..etc), Hijama will not cause ulcers, renal failure, nausea..
Myth: If I get my period, I do not need to Hijama cleansing because impurities have already come out. (FALSE)
Period blood results basically from the womb lining leaving the body along with cervical mucus and vaginal secretions. Hijama pulls blood from capillaries and specific tissues surrounding organs at certain points. Hijama blood has different composition that is rich in cholesterol, uric acid prostaglandins, heavy metals, aged red blood cells, cancer cells…etc
Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is a common endocrine disorder in women, manifested as well in menstrual disorders, like, (oligomenorrhoea and amenorrhoea). Hijama, along with diet and lifestyle changes, can help females suffering from Polycystic Ovaries Syndrome and infertility. Harmonal disorders lead to enlarged ovaries and multiple cysts. By balancing harmones through Hijama, which also, clears blockage and inflammation from the fallopian tubes, females regulate their menstruation and restore their fertility. According to Dr Shabir Ahmad Bhat, Hijama was effective in treating the PCOS after four therapies in two months. Majority of females struggling with Hirsutism and Endometriosis reported significant improvement within a few sessions. According to Mahdi Biglarkhani, MD, PhD, Assistant Professor, Department of Persian Medicine, School of Medicine, Wet-cupping on certain muscles, significantly improved menstrual cycles’ frequency and hirsutism after 4 and 12 weeks of intervention.
Effect on Period:
After Hijama, in a few cases, some women may experience a disruption in their menstrual cycle. The Menstrual cycle could be a week or two late or early. This is normal, your cycle will revert back to normal. In some cases, Hijama is higher in efficacy during your period rather than before or after.
Birth Control Contraceptives:
Birth control pills can have a dangerous effect on women’s health because they increase the chance of developing blood clots by 3 to 4 times. The new patches (trans-dermal contraceptives) may increase this risk even more. Both types of contraceptives can increase blood viscosity and drop the rate of blood flow which leads to red cell aggregation and clotting. Hijama can help alleviate the above effects by thinning the blood and regulating blood composition.
Hijama is not recommended during pregnancy as it could cause miscarriage or premature birth specially in the first and third trimester.
After delivery (Post Natal Bleeding):
Whether the delivery was cesarean or vaginal, Hijama should not be performed in the first 40 days after delivery. At that time, the body is working on getting rid of the lining of the uterus. We have to wait for the uterus to heal and go back to its pre-pregnancy size. If the mother took epidural injection during labor, Hijama can help reduce the Neurological Symptoms of epidural, like weakness or paralysis, loss of sensation, back pain…
Dry Hijama is great during breastfeeding to help prevent conditions like mastitis and clogged milk duck. Breast pumps also can be helpful in this case. Remember that Breast pumps originated from Hijama cupping. Use a breast pump at home, after consulting with your doctor and Lactation Specialist.
Can Hijama Restore Lost Hair?
Baldness is a common concern for women too. It is not just Men who bald, Forty percent of women have visible hair loss by the time they are 40, according to the American Academy of Dermatology. So can Hijama reverse baldness? Dead follicles can not come back to life. Be Wary of unsubstantiated claims roaming out there. Yet, Hijama can slow down hair thinning and even effectively reverse it. Hijama provides good soil for weak follicles by improving circulation, opening closed follicles and unclogging hair roots.
A free, single use, disposable Gown will be provided to every female client. Hijama for females is conducted in a different technique that minimizes exposure will maintaining efficacy. Female Practitioner available.
Jaabir ibn Abdullah (RA) reported Umm Salama (RA) asked permission from the Messenger (PBUH) to do cupping. So the Messenger (PBUH) ordered Abu Teeba (RA) to cup her. Jaabir ibn Abdullah (RA) said, “I think he (SAWS) said that Abu Teeba (may Allah be pleased with him) is her brother through breastfeeding or a young boy who didn’t reach puberty.” [Saheeh Muslim – Hadith No: 5708, Sunnan Abu Dawud – Hadith No: 4102), Sunan-Ibn-Maajah
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