Meditation

TRYING
Meditating helps your body and remind relax and de-stress.
RESEARCH STUDIES
In patients with IBD, participation in the BBMW was associated with significant improvements in psychological and physical symptoms, quality of life, and C-reactive protein. Mind-body interventions, such as BBMW, which emphasize Voluntarily Regulated Breathing Practices, may have significant long-lasting benefits for IBD symptoms, anxiety, depression, quality of life, and inflammation. BBMW, a promising adjunctive treatment for IBD, warrants further study.
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On the basis of the results of this study, mindfulness meditation appears to be feasible and well tolerated in patients on hemodialysis with anxiety and depression symptoms. The study did not reveal significant effects of the interventions on depression and anxiety scores.
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EFFECTIVENESS RATINGS
How effective is meditation at treating Anxiety for you?
completely cured
significant improvement
minor improvement
no difference
worse than before
Helps with prevention
3 (12%)
7 (28%)
9 (36%)
5 (20%)
1 (4%)
REVIEWS
Would you recommend meditation for Anxiety?
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HELPFUL|NEWEST
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Significant improvement, no side effects
Side Effects: none
Directions: Two hours per day.
Cost: $0
Learned at a Vipassana retreat, continued meditating two hours per day following the book "The Mind Illuminated."
HELPFUL 1COMMENTS (0)3 years ago
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