Dr. Md Irshad Hussain and Dr. Akhlaque Hussain
Background & Objectives: Mizaj (Temperament) of a person is given great importance for identifying the most suitable diet and lifestyle for promoting the health of a particular individual. On the basis of Mizaj human beings have been categorized into four qualitative types: Damvi, Balghami, Safravi, and Saudavi. So the main aim of this study was to an analytical study of renal function in healthy young adults of different temperament.
Methods: This was an observational study. Fifty healthy volunteers were selected as per inclusion and exclusion criteria and allocated into four groups as per Ajnas-E-Ashra. The patients of all Mizaj categories were assessed for renal function tests of blood urea, serum creatinine and Glomerular Filtration Rate (GFR) along with demographic description for age, gender, occupation, religion, weight, etc.
Results: The study found that 11subjects were of Mizaj Damvi, 26 Balghami, 12 Safravi, and one of Saudavi. There was marked differences in various parameters when analyzed in consideration with Mizaj categories. Renal function parameters also varied in respect of Mizaj categories though they were in normal range.
Conclusion: The Study showed that there were variations in various demographic parameters and renal function tests in various Mizaj categories.