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5 Jul, 2014

Take advantage of Ramadan to quit smoking | GulfNews.com

Al Ain: People who smoke after fasting all day are putting their hearts at risk, doctors have warned. They advise smokers to take advantage of Ramadan to try to quit the habit.

Smoking when a person has not eaten all day is “a highly dangerous act,” Dr Riaz Ahmad Minhas, an expert in internal medicine at the Emirates Clinic and Medical Centre in Al Ain said. He added that tobacco was harmful whether it was inhaled or chewed.

Muslims should pay attention to religious guidance as Islam prohibits anything that is harmful to people’s health.

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