Life · Thoughts

Extremely Clinically Vulnerable

Having an autoimmune condition Systematic Lupus Erythematosus makes me Extremely Clinically Vulnerable to the COVID-19 virus and now the new strain of virus too. Since the virus came to be I’ve drastically limited my time outside to once a week only as I know exactly how poorly I can get. It’s better to be safe than sorry. Also, I don’t mind staying at home at all; it’s definitely my safe space. My employer is extremely supportive and I’m working from home. I do wish I could return to work, safely but we all know just how serious and potentially life threatening this disease is. It’s even worse for people with autoimmune conditions because our immune system is not as strong as everyone else’s. We have to take extra precautions and keep ourselves distant and safe. Reminding ourselves that this will be over in sha Allah, we will get over this and right now we just need to stay in our own bubble and use the online resources to communicate with others. Meeting up is a BIG no no.

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Remembrance of Allah in all Conditions

Allah, the Exalted, says:

Verily! In the creation of the heavens and the earth, and in the alternation of night and day, there are indeed signs for men of understanding. Those who remember Allah (always, and in prayers) standing, sitting, and lying down on their sides..” (3:190,191)

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Seven Tremendous Benefits of Dhikr

In The Name of Allaah, The Most Merciful, The Bestower of Mercy.

Indeed, Dhikr [remembrance of Allah] protects a person from shaytaan. Whoever leaves Dhikr, shaytaan will accompany him in that manner in which a person is accompanied by his shadow. Allah said: [  وَمَن يَعۡشُ عَن ذِكۡرِ ٱلرَّحۡمَـٰنِ نُقَيِّضۡ لَهُ ۥ شَيۡطَـٰنً۬ا فَهُوَ لَهُ ۥ قَرِينٌ-And whosoever turns away (blinds himself) from the remembrance of the Most Beneficent (Allah) (i.e. this Qur’an and worship of Allah), We appoint for him Shaitan (Satan – devil) to be a Qarin (an intimate companion) to him]. [Surah Az-Zukhruf. Aayah 36]

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Life · My lupus journey

Coronavirus and Lupus

It is no doubt that people with Lupus need to take extra precaution during the current pandemic, as their immune systems are a lot weaker therefore compromised as compared to a healthy persons.

What is Coronavirus?

A coronavirus is a type of virus. As a group, coronaviruses are common across the world, with some causing the common cold. Typical symptoms of coronavirus include fever and a cough that may progress to a severe pneumonia causing shortness of breath and breathing difficulties. A new variant of SARS-CoV-2, the virus which causes COVID-19, is thought to be driving increased transmission of the disease in parts of the UK (04.01.2021)

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Prophetic medicine A-Z

Fig ● Tin

Fig fruit, root, and leaves are used in the native system of medicine in different disorders such as gastrointestinal (colic, indigestion, loss of appetite and diarrhoea), respiratory  (sore throats, coughs and bronchial problems), inflammatory and cardiovascular disorders. Fig has been traditionally used for its medicinal benefits as a metabolic, cardiovascular, respiratory, antispasmodic and anti-inflammatory remedy.

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