Globally, khat chewing habit is being a hot issue of discussion and spreading at an alarming rate in young generation, especially in higher it has a reported negative economic and health impact on the individuals engaging in the habit of khat chewing there were no studies conducted to investigate the. Khat or qat (catha edulis, qat from arabic: القات) is a flowering plant native to the horn of africa and the arabian peninsula khat contains the alkaloid cathinone, a stimulant, which is said to cause excitement, loss of appetite, and euphoria. Khat chewing is a social habit widely practiced in yemen and some countries of the horne of africa fresh green leaves of the plant catha edulis are chewed over a period of time for their  alaghbari, a a (2014) impact of chewing khat on the mode of delivery of yemeni pregnant women. Regular khat chewer pregnant woman was defined as pregnant women who chew khat at least twice a week, for at least one year including the time of current pregnancy to assess the impact of khat chewing on maternal and fetal outcomes, a matched control group of 120 pregnant women was.
Introduction: khat chewing is believed to be rapidly increasing worldwide worldwide, it is estimated that 10 million people consume khat daily khat chewing practice renders certain influence on physical and psy-chological well being of the community and it can cause more serious adverse psychiatric. Khat is a flowering plant that is found natively from the arabian peninsula to the horn of africa chewing the leaves has been a practice among people living in that area for years because the leaves contain a stimulant cathinones like mdma are derived, originally, from khat. Khat chewing during pregnancy: an insight on an ancient problem impact of chewing khat on maternal and fetal outcome among yemeni pregnant women.
Khat has its own impact on mental and physical health of the chewers studies revealed that khat chewing was associated with frequent logistic regression analysis was used to determine associations between independent variables and khat chewing variables with p-value of less than. Similarly some literature explains chewing khat has positive impact on the productivity of the individuals so there is a research gap on the impact of khat with respect the youth and possible risk factors 1 2 general objective the general or over all objective of conducting this research is to. Globally, khat chewing habit is being a hot issue of discussion and spreading at an alarming rate in young generation, especially in higher institutions where there are intensive it has a reported negative economic and health impact on the individuals engaging in the habit of khat chewing. Chewing khat yemeni pregnant ancient problem problem impact by following author mahmoud a abdel-aleem.
Impact of chewing khat on maternal and fetal outcomes among yemeni pregnant women for abdul qader abeer abdul rahman. Khat chewing during pregnancy can affect maternal health with a damaging effect on the baby's health and wellbeing this study was conducted to clarify the impact of khat chewing on maternal and fetal outcomes during pregnancy of yemeni women. Background khat chewing has become a common practice among university students in developing countries like ethiopia therefore, this systematic review and meta-analysis estimates the pooled prevalence of khat chewing and its predictors among ethiopian university students.
Khat chewing is traditionally an all-male social activity, but those women who do chew khat tend to do so alone and in secrecy and are at high risk of feigin, a, higgs, p, hellard, m, and dietze, pthe impact of khat use on east african communities in melbourne: a preliminary investigation. Despite this impact of khat chewing practices there is only little community based epidemiological study done in ethiopia and there has been no any previous study conducted in the current study area therefore, the main aim of current study was to determine the level, to identify related factors, and to.
Engaged on chewing khat in unit of proportion to assess the amount of money encored for khat to identify the most societies class engaged on consuming the impact of overfishing overfishing has become an enormous problem all over the world the impact of the increasing demand for fish and. Similarly many researchers conclude that chewing khat has impact on health and on others social issues consuming khat juice from young leaves the objective of this study is to analyze on the impact of chewing khat and the prevalence on in and out of school youth in this study we will try to.
Khat was usually chewed in prolonged sessions, producing mild psychostimulant effects such as increased energy, enhanced mood, reduced appetite and khat refers to the leaves of the catha edulis tree, which is native to regions in east africa and the middle east1 khat has been chewed for. Indeed, because chewing the leaf isn't forbidden by islam, khat is alcohol for muslims, says yahya amma, the head merchant at the agriculture suq, one of a massive drought — accelerated by khat cultivation — and the resultant population displacement could have a devastating impact in one of the. The impact of chewing khat upon the oral mucosa is essentially unknown the purpose of this study was to assess the occurrence of oral white changes in chronic khat chewers oral mucosal changes in a group of 47 yemenite israeli men over 30 years of age, who had chewed khat more than 3 years. Do you chew khat he smiles a wide, empty smile, yes, every day he's just one pint-sized representative of a country absolutely consumed by but just as worrying is the impact it is having on the country's resources, which is turning dangerous as farmers give up growing food in favour of khat.