Vol. 6, Issue - 2, Part A (2022)

2022, Vol. 6 Issue 2, Part APages: 01-06

A comparative study of pain response index (PRI) between HOT and COLD Mizaj (temperament) people

Zeenat Idreesi, Farukh Hasan and Yusuf Jamal
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The main objective of medical science mainly concerned with the preservation of health, prevention of disease and to ensure healthy life of individuals. Unani system of medicine also having the same objective with its glorifying history since Hippocratic era. As we know pain is first feature all most all disease and commonest manifestation which force to the individual to take rest and also tends to bring the patient to physician. Pain is a condition in which an individual feels significant discomfort or an unpleasant sensation and describes it. Many factors, such as temperature, chemical, and mechanical stimulation, can induce it. In unani system of medicine Waja/Alam term is used for pain. Waja/Alam is said that it is sense against Tabiat. Tabiat is defined as the sum of structural, functional and psychological characteristic of human being. In this holistic system of medicine cause of pain is thought to be Sue-Mizaj Mukhtalif and Tafarruk-e-ittesal. Mizaj is base of Unani system of medicine which reflects body’s physiological condition by four Kaifiyat which depends on humours. The aim of this article is to highlight the concept of pain in Unani system of medicine with reference to different Kaifiyat according to Mizaj and correlation with modern theories and by assessment of pain response index (PRI) though modern pain assessment questionnaire.

International Journal of Unani and Integrative Medicine
How to cite this article:
Zeenat Idreesi, Farukh Hasan, Yusuf Jamal. A comparative study of pain response index (PRI) between HOT and COLD Mizaj (temperament) people. Int J Unani Integ Med 2022;6(2):01-06. DOI: 10.33545/2616454X.2022.v6.i2a.207
International Journal of Unani and Integrative Medicine
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