I shall be writing a series of articles on the abounding benefits of hijamah and the impact it has on the human body inshaAllah covering many physiological concepts related to this noble therapy.
Many practitioners often question me as to why i use multitudinous cups on treating patients whilst i am administering a FULL detoxification program.
Well Systematic Hijamah treatments are well thought out and i follow an elemental approach by using key systemic points on the human anatomy.
The placement of each cup is scientifically evaluated and applied on cross junctions of blood vessels and follow paths of major arteries or veins. The reason for this is that most capillaries are off shoots of such major blood transport highways.
I shall write a full article on this phenomena at a later date inshaAllah.
Now let us take a look at how we can remove neurotoxins by way of hjamah.
What is Neurotoxicity
Neurotoxins are chemical agents that affect the transmission of chemical signals between Neurons, causing infinite problems. Toxins can effect the cell at any step of neural transmission, or they may interact with Neurotransmitters in the synapse.
The term neurotoxicity refers to damage to the brain or peripheral nervous system caused by exposure to natural or man-made toxic substances. We are constantly subjected to such poisons on a daily basis….from our foods that we ingest to the pollution in the air that we breath even water in certain parts of the world that contain chemical contaminants.
These toxins can alter the activity of the nervous system in ways that can disrupt or kill nerves. Nerves are essential for transmitting and processing information in the brain, as well as other areas of the nervous system.
Due to their high metabolic rate, neurons are at the greatest risk of damage caused by neurotoxins. This is followed, in order of risk, by oligodendrocytes, astroocytes, microglia and capillary endothelium cells.
Depending on a neurotoxin’s chemical profile, it will cause damage to certain parts or particular cellular elements of the nervous system. Non-polar substances are more soluble in lipids and can therefore access the nervous tissue more easily than polar compounds, which are less soluble in lipids. The body’s response to neurotoxins is influenced by factors such as the neurotransmitter affected, cellular membrane integrity and the presence of detoxifying mechanisms.
Some examples of substances that can be neurotoxic to humans include:
Chemotherapy drugs that are used to kill fast growing cells
Drug therapies or drugs of abuse
Heavy metals such as mercury and lead
Certain foods and food additives
Industrial and cleaning solvents
Some examples of neurotoxic substances our environment has become polluted with and that it is difficult for people to avoid exposure to include:
Effects of neurotoxicity
Some of the effects of neurotoxicity may appear immediately, while others can take months or years to manifest.
The effects of neurotoxicity depends on various different factors such as the characteristics of the neurotoxin, the dose a person has been exposed to, ability to metabolise and excrete the toxin, the ability of affected mechanism and structures to recover and how vulnerable a cellular target is.
Some of the symptoms of neurotoxicity include:
Paralysis or weakness in the limbs
Altered sensation, tingling and numbness in the limbs
Loss of memory and cognitive function
Uncontrollable obsessive and/or compulsive behavior
Loss of circulation
Other conditions that may develop as a result of neurotoxicity include chronic fatigue syndrome, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, chronic sinusitis and asthma that does not respond to therapies. Symptoms may also resemble those seen in some autoimmune conditions such as irritable bowel syndrome or rheumatoid arthritis.
Some examples of toxins that occur naturally in the brain and can lead to neurotoxicity include oxygen radicals, beta amyloid and glutamate. Aside from causing movement disorders, cognitive deterioration and dysfunction of the autonomic nervous system, neurotoxicity has also been shown to be a major contributor to progressive neurological disorders such as Alzheimer’s disease.
The best test to show whether the peripheral nervous system has been affected is the nerve conduction test. Tests used to detect damage to the brain include pupillography, computerized balance heart rate variability, brain imaging with the triple-camera SPECT system and psychiatric testing .
The outcome of neurotoxicity depends on the duration and extent of exposure to the toxic substance, as well as the degree of neural damage. Exposure to neurotoxins can be fatal in some cases, while in others, patients survive but may not completely recover. In other cases, patient do completely recover after receiving treatment.
Scientist are looking at whether occupational and environmental toxins may play a role in neurodegenerative diseases such as Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s disease and multiple sclerosis. Another popular research topic in this area is the mechanisms behind neuroimmune responses that occur in the nervous system. Whether or not the interaction between environmental factors and genes contributes to brain disorders in children is another research question that is currently being investigated.
The treatment approach to neurotoxicity is elimination or reduction of the toxic substance and therapy to relieve symptoms or provide support. Treatment may also involve avoiding air, food and water pollutants. Some examples of therapies used in the treatment of neurotoxicity include massage, exercise and immune modulaiton.
The Efficacy of Hijamah treatment in such cases.
There still needs to be much more advanced research protocols to be employed which would absolutely substantiate the competence of Hijamah. My quest is still ongoing and will continue to go further afield with such investigative inquests.
If one understands the basic concepts of storage of such poisons then most neurological illnesses can be resolved through continual treatment by way of Hijamah. However the underlying biodynamics of such illnesses are still very poorly understood by healthcare practitioners.Having said this we are absolutely certain that Hijamah takes away morbid matter that is contained within an enclosed anatomy which being our bodies.
Within this morbidity lies key pollutants which the liver tries to dispose of by processing them but recurrently such synthetic substances fail to break down due to the nature of their chemical constitute. Often as is the case with such toxins the body fails to recognise these corresponding entities and they roam around freely within our blood stream settling in places of superior morphology. Once these toxins have established themselves then it is just a matter of time before the bodies own defence mechanisms kick in and start to attack these foreign bodies.
Not only do they strike these toxins but also cause changes in the biochemistry of the surrounding area. They also wreak havoc in and around the enclosure of the deposited toxins thus causing an autoimmune response which if not inhibited will gradually become an uncontrolled epidemic within the tenement of the body.
Therefore the simplest and most efficient way of managing such diseases is through the oldest mode of treatment known to man which is of course HIJAMAH…..SUBHAANALLAH.
The results are not only substantial but can return the body back to its original state INSHAALLAH.