Medications Restricted by Different Religions
Medicine is anything that is associated with preventing, diagnosing and treatment of illnesses. All people experience some signs if they have an illness. The doctor then determines if the person has a disease. The doctor then gives medication mainly in form of an injection or swallowing drugs if he/she discovers the person is ill. A group of people with firm belief in unseen powers is known as a religion.
Muslim, Christianity, Buddhism and Hinduism are the major religious groups in the world. These groups have strong unseen powers that determine a person’s destiny. These groups also avoid the use of certain foods, drinks, medication and other things. Use of the restricted things by the members of these religions is going against the rules and it has consequences. Below are the medications that should be avoided by different religions.
Family planning and abortion medicines should be avoided by Christians. Family planning medication are medicines that controls the number of children a woman can sire. Abortion is the act of removing the fetus from the womb of a pregnant woman. In Christianity, God created Adam and Eve and then told them to go and fill the world. Christianity restricts the methods that control the population including medication. A Christian supposed to do neither family planning nor abortion. A Christian can join Christ Like Media or read Billy Graham Quotes to know more about restricted medications.
The Church of Christ members should keep off from the use of medicine. If a member of Church of Christ gets ill, He/she is barred from going to a health facility. The Christian Scientific Practitioner is the one who is supposed to pray for the sick member so as to cure the disease. In case of broken limbs and bones, a follower should visit the doctor so that the bones are set then seek prayers from the Church of Christ Christian Scientist. Sick followers of these religious groups eventually die because the Christian Scientists are unable to attend to them.
Some animal derived medication should be avoided by certain Christianity groups and Muslims. Pork products are barred from Muslims and some Christianity groups. In the Bible, Jesus drove out demons from two madmen into a herd of pigs. The pigs then rushed down a cliff into a lake and died. Therefore, Christians argue that if you consume pork, you also consume the demons which were sent into the pigs by Jesus. In the Quran, Allah has restricted the use of swine flesh and its products.
Rastafarians are barred from using medication derived from animal products. Rastafarians are banned from using meat and other animal products. They are supposed to only consume lightly cooked foods. The above are the medications restricted by major religious groups.