Categories of Hijama (cupping)

Greetings, dear readers In general, most people seem to be aware of the fact that Hijama has often been split into two categories: wet cupping and dry cupping. Not all of those people know what exactly is meant by both names. Wet Hijama differs in practice from its dry counterpart usually by the application of … Continue reading Categories of Hijama (cupping)


Hijama (cupping) and the Muscular System

Greetings, dear readers There are over 650 different muscles in the human body, ranging from small fibres that control the movement of the eyes to large bands that support the structure of the spine. Muscles come in a variety of shapes and sizes, covering the body almost entirely from head to toe. The main function … Continue reading Hijama (cupping) and the Muscular System

Hijama (cupping), Irritable Bowel Syndrome and Other Digestive Disorders

Greetings, dear readers Many of us have suffered from the occasional stomach ache or bout of constipation or diarrhoea. For some, problems like these are not as rare and can occur daily. Internal pain or discomfort in the abdominal area has often been linked to disorders of the digestive system, which is responsible for the … Continue reading Hijama (cupping), Irritable Bowel Syndrome and Other Digestive Disorders

Hijama (cupping), Asthma and Other Respiratory Conditions

Greetings, dear readers When the word breathing is mentioned, the first structure that most people think of is a pair of lungs. Not many associate blood or, more specifically, red blood cells with breathing, despite the fact that these cells have a direct link to the respiratory system. Red blood cells are made to deliver … Continue reading Hijama (cupping), Asthma and Other Respiratory Conditions