The Unpopular Opinion

By Faathima. Disclaimer: The views expressed in this article do not necessarily reflect the views and opinions of Irtiqa Magazine. The purpose of this article is to share an opinion and to spark debate in a respectful manner   I once liked a guy who told me that I was not allowed to go to university.…

ISIS-TERRORISTS UNDER THE GUISE OF AN ‘ISLAMIC’ STATE

By Fatima Haffejee   Muslim’s have inadvertently become accustomed to condemning the cruelty of their so-called fellow brethren. The ‘not in my name’ campaign is one such example, almost as if we feel personally responsible for the atrocities committed in the name of Islam. It’s either that or having to persistently deal with ignorant remarks…

ALL ABOUT UTERUS FIBROIDS

By Doctor Sumayya Ebrahim     Fibroids are the commonest benign or non cancerous gynaecological tumours that occur on the uterus. They are also called uterine myomas or leiomyomata. They originate from the muscle layer of this organ.   INCIDENCE As many as 1 in 5 women may have fibroids during their childbearing years (from…

Combating Depression

By the “Social Worker” DEPRESSION Feelings of sadness or downswings in mood are normal reactions to life’s difficulties, but depression is much more than just sadness. It is a serious illness that involves the brain. SYMPTOMS OF DEPRESSION INCLUDE: Sleep disturbances. That is when you cannot sleep or you sleep too much. Concentration- you cannot…