Over eating

Answered according to Hanafi Fiqh by Muftionline.co.za

Q: I often eat so much food that I feel sick and like I’m about to pop I can’t control it I can’t stop eating . It’s a mental ilness. What to do?


A: One should maintain moderation in one’s eating habits. Failure to do so will eventually cause one to end up in ill health and various other sicknesses.

And Allah Ta’ala (الله تعالى) knows best.


Answered by:

Mufti Zakaria Makada

Checked & Approved:

Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Isipingo Beach)