Sou-e-Mizaj

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  • Seyed Mahdi Mirghazanfari 2018/04/21

    By Seyed Mahdi Mirghazanfari, MD, PhD

    Iranian traditional medicine: Eat a varied, well-balanced diet

    Over the previous articles the broad definition of the temperaments (Mizaj in Persian), their specifications, food and drinks producing the four humors, also called ‘Akhlat’ in Persian, in the body or formation of excessive amounts of the humors in the body leading to mal-temperament or Sou-e Mizaj, and most importantly healthy lifestyle tips suiting people with different temperaments were given.

  • Seyed Mahdi Mirghazanfari 2018/01/17

    By Seyed Mahdi Mirghazanfari

    Importance and specifications of “Akhlat”- Black bile

    TEHRAN — ‘Abstaining’ from food stuff and drinks as well as reforming eating habit in accordance with one’s individual temperament would definitely help people to stay healthy.

  • Seyed Mahdi Mirghazanfari 2018/01/12

    By Seyed Mahdi Mirghazanfari

    Importance and specifications of "Akhlat"- Phlegm

    As a general principle the Iranian traditional medicine highly recommends individuals to abstain from food stuff which could harm them as they could cause an imbalance in the quantity or quality of one or more than one of the four bodily humors.

  • Seyed Mahdi Mirghazanfari 2017/12/16

    By Seyed Mahdi Mirghazanfari

    The importance and specifications of "Akhlat"- Yellow bile

    TEHRAN — According to the sayings of prophet Mohammad (PBUH) and the twelve Shia imams ‘abstaining’, not consuming food and drinks which are not good for us, and heeding other environmental factors are the keys to health.

  • Seyed Mahdi Mirghazanfari 2017/09/20

    By Seyed Mahdi Mirghazanfari

    Everything has a temperament: Colors, seasons, day and night

    Part 2

    TEHRAN — As formerly discussed, beside human beings everything in the universe namely animals, plants and inanimate objects, seasons, climatic conditions, age, or gender have a temperament (Mizaj).

  • Seyed Mahdi Mirghazanfari 2017-09-01 15:16

    By Seyed Mahdi Mirghazanfari, MD, PHD

    What are the causes of mal-temperament?

    Part 2

    Based on Iranian-Islamic traditional medicine, temperament - or to use the Persian term Mizaj - is regarded as the excess or lack of warmness and humidity in one’s body and is categorized into four qualities of warmness, coldness, dryness and wetness.

  • Seyed Mahdi Mirghazanfari 2017-08-23 12:34

    By Seyed Mahdi Mirghazanfari, MD, PHD

    What are the causes of mal-temperament?

    Generally, Mizaj represents the excess or lack of warmness and humidity in one's body and is classified into four categories- also called four qualities- of warmness, coldness, dryness and wetness.

  • Seyed Mahdi Mirghazanfari 2017/08/09

    By Seyed Mahdi Mirghazanfari, MD, PhD

    Phlegmatic temperament: Specifications and lifestyle

    TEHRAN — Iranian traditional medicine encompasses a diversity of knowledge about preventive medicine, remedies, and the preservation and promotion of good health.

  • Seyed Mahdi Mirghazanfari 2017/08/02

    By Seyed Mahdi Mirghazanfari, MD, PhD

    Melancholic temperament: Specifications and lifestyle

    Part 2

    TEHRAN — According to the Iranian Islamic traditional medicine if one could identify the patient's temper, they would predict his/her health-related behaviors rather than predisposition and prognosis to different diseases, and select the best treatment.

  • Seyed Mahdi Mirghazanfari 2017/07/26

    By Seyed Mahdi Mirghazanfari, MD, PhD

    Melancholic temperament: Specifications and lifestyle

    part 1

    TEHRAN — Iranian-Islamic traditional medicine is a holistic medicine which has been based on individual differences and a determinant basic concept named as Mizaj (temperament).

  • Seyed Mahdi Mirghazanfari 2017/07/12

    By Seyed Mahdi Mirghazanfari, MD, PhD

    Sanguine temperament: Specifications and lifestyle

    Part 1

    TEHRAN — Personalized medicine (PM) is a novel term used for a medical model in which all diagnostic, prognostic, and therapeutic aspects of a disease are individualized for a patient.

  • Seyed Mahdi Mirghazanfari 2017/06/09

    By Seyed Mahdi Mirghazanfari, MD, PHD

    Temperament lays basis for Iranian traditional medicine

    Part 5

    As mentioned in previous articles, recognizing one's distinguishing temperament is the most fundamental concept of Iranian traditional medicine.