A scientific correlation between dystemprament in Unani medicine and diseases: a systematic review.

Miraj, S. and Kiani, S. (2016) A scientific correlation between dystemprament in Unani medicine and diseases: a systematic review. Electronic physician, 8 (11). pp. 3240-3247. ISSN 2008-5842

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Abstract

BACKGROUND Temperament or mezaj refers to four different humors differentiating in individuals and, as a result, proposes specific therapy for their diseases. OBJECTIVE The aim of this study was to overview the scientific correlation between temperaments in Unani medicine and diseases. METHODS This study was carried out from March 2015 to February 2016. A computerized search of published articles was performed using PubMed, Google Scholar, Scopus and Web of Science, and Medline databases as well as local and regional resources between 1983 and 2014. The search terms used were temperament, dystemprament, diseases, mizaj, sue mizaj. Additional sources were identified through cross-referencing. RESULTS The result of this study indicated the relationship between dystemprament and incidence of some diseases such as muscle diseases, skin diseases, asthma, palpitation, bipolar disorder, hemodialysis hysteria, hypertension, sinusitis, aging, diabetes, diarrhea. However, further studies are needed to prove the role of dystemprament in incidence of other diseases. CONCLUSION The result of this study indicated the relationship between dystemprament and incidence of some disease such as muscle diseases, skin diseases, asthma, palpitation, bipolar disorder, hemodialysis hysteria, hypertension, sinusitis, aging, diabetes, diarrhea. These results are helpful for patients and physicians to change humors toward equilibrium to avoid diseases. Further studies are required to discover the relationship between dystemprament and other diseases.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Dystemprament; Humor; Mizaj; Unani medicine
Subjects: WA Public Health
QV pharmacology > QV 752 Pharmacognosy
Divisions: Faculty of Medicine > Department of Clinical Sciences > Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Reserach Vice-Chancellar Department > Cellular and Molecular Research Center
Depositing User: zahra bagheri .
Date Deposited: 17 Jul 2017 05:28
Last Modified: 17 Jul 2017 05:28
URI: http://eprints.skums.ac.ir/id/eprint/1323

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