Question 306: I suffer from epilepsy and I visited many physicians but to no avail. I went to a person who gave me an amulet in the form of a piece of paper in which some unintelligible words are written and some lines are drawn. He asked me to wear it. Is this permissible?
Answer: You are not allowed to wear this amulet which was given to you by the person whom you visited to treat you. This is an act of charlatanism and sorcery because it contains lines, talismans and unintelligible words. You have to be treated by lawful Ruqyah (reciting Qur’aan and saying supplications over the sick seeking healing)... read more here.