السمنة المرضيّة وعلاجها وفق المقاصد الشرعيّة
Morbid Obesity and Its Treatment According to The Islamic Legal Objectives
The focus of this article is a phenomenon called ‘morbid obesity’ in the medical jargon. Morbid obesity is considered one of the diseases affecting many people in the society. Recently, it continues to threaten the life of the people, to the extent of becoming ruin of many and causing their untimely death. Thus, the team of the researchers seek to explain the concept of morbid obesity and the treatment of its victims in the light of Islamic legal objectives, which should be reckoned with in all matters embarked upon by any believer in oneness of Allah. In a short and simple definition, morbid obesity is excessive fatness associated with diseases like heart diseases, rheumatism and lung diseases. This article, among other things, deals with the topic in question, based on three main headings. First is the is the explanation of the concept of morbid obesity. While the second is the definition of higher objectives of Islamic law, the third is concerned with the analysis of the approach of Islamic legal objectives in respect of the treatment of the victims of morbid obesity.
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