For Muslims with eating disorders, Ramadan can pose dilemmas

CAIRO — When the Islamic holy month of Ramadan begins, a battle rages in Habiba Khanom’s mind: If she goes without food or drink, is she doing it for God or because of her anorexia? Deep down she knows the answer, and it saddens her. “If I did fast, it would be for my eating disorder,” said Khanom, a …

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