Hijama (cupping) and Smoking

Greetings, dear readers Almost everyone knows that smoking is bad for them. Despite it being a socially accepted form of drawn out suicide, most smokers will admit that they developed the habit out of a desire to fit in with their peers, as opposed to the pleasure of the act itself. We have all heard … Continue reading Hijama (cupping) and Smoking


The History of Hijama (cupping)

Greetings, dear readers Hijama or cupping therapy has been around for centuries. At least, it has existed in various forms throughout history. Though many believe Hijama to be a religious practice, historical evidence suggests that the Ancient Egyptians, Greeks, Chinese, Arabs and Early Western civilisations performed Hijama using different techniques as early as 3000 BC. … Continue reading The History of Hijama (cupping)

Hijama (cupping) and The Olympics

Greetings, dear readers Over the course of the last week, many people have been excited about the Olympic games. But something else has caught their interest too, arriving in – or perhaps I should say on – the form of the US swimmer and most decorated Olympian of all time, Michael Phelps. Anyone who has … Continue reading Hijama (cupping) and The Olympics