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Study Suggests Meditation May Lead To Relief From Pain, Depression
2014-01-07 12:36:10

Gerard LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A new study from Johns Hopkins University suggests that mindfulness meditation can improve anxiety and depression along with reducing pain. The study, published in the journal JAMA Internal Medicine, included 47 different trials involving 3,515 different people. Results showed that the meditation had small but positive effects on pain, anxiety and depression. “Anxiety, depression, and stress/distress are different components of...

2014-01-07 10:46:32

Mindfulness meditation programs may help reduce anxiety, depression and pain in some individuals, according to a review of medical literature by Madhav Goyal, M.D., M.P.H., of The Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, and colleagues. Many people meditate to cope with stress and promote good health. To counsel patients, clinicians need to know more about meditation programs and how they might affect health outcomes, according to the study background. The review by researchers included 47...

2013-12-31 23:02:21

American culture rewards stressful behaviors, "hard workers" and a 24/7 mentality while empirical evidence shows that stress is a major factor in health problems. Upstart Portland company Sophus Health has addressed this issue by providing healthcare programs that use the radical approach of combining time-honored mindfulness and relaxation practices with state-of-the-art medical resources. Portland, OR (PRWEB) December 31, 2013 A new company in Portland, OR is supporting a...

2013-12-29 23:01:11

With increasing number of cases of stress and depression, ReviewsGod.com brings out tips on increasing memory power and concentration. New York, NY (PRWEB) December 29, 2013 Memory power enhancing exercises must regularly be practiced by children so that they can have improved concentration. Kids usually in their early age have good grasping power. If they are not properly trained, then their memory power could go down resulting in dull and inactive nature in their behavior. Hence parents...

2013-12-19 23:00:22

The new “sleepiness prevention tips” article on the website Vkool.com covers useful ways on how to fight sleepiness without coffee. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) December 19, 2013 The new “sleepiness prevention tips” article on the site Vkool.com instructs people how to fight sleepiness and stay alert effectively. This article is actually ideal for those people who want to get rid of daytime sleepiness and have a good night’s sleep naturally. At the beginning of the article, the author...

2013-12-08 23:00:04

Step-by-step guide from internationally-recognized teacher Ajayan Borys takes the mystery out of meditation. (PRWEB) December 08, 2013 Beginners and long-term meditators alike will appreciate Ajayan Borys's counter-intuitive teaching that one needn’t control the mind to experience the benefits of meditation. Instead, as with falling asleep, ease is essential. Effort fuels accomplishment in the world of action, but in the realm of meditation, struggle blocks success. And just as...

Mindfulness Meditation Found To Result In Gene Expression Changes
2013-12-08 06:55:02

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports – Your Universe Online While there have been multiple scientific studies providing evidence that meditation can have a positive influence on a person’s health, new research appearing in the journal Psychoneuroendocrinology suggests there may be an actual biological trigger for these therapeutic effects. Researchers from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, along with colleagues from France and Spain, report they have discovered the first evidence...

2013-11-28 23:00:16

A brand new article released on the site Vkool.com offers 16 ways to relax at home. (PRWEB) November 28, 2013 The article on the site Vkool.com offers 16 ways to relax at home that are proven to work. This article is useful for people who want to relax after a hard working day and reduce bad moods. The writer indicates that laughing is one of the best medicines for negative feelings. In fact, smiling and laughing help the body releases endorphins, which help fight against stress, boost...

2013-11-26 23:29:52

Leading provider of stress management training, strategies, and education materials, StressStop, promotes stress management tactics to relieve stress in the future. Norwalk, Connecticut (PRWEB) November 26, 2013 In honor of American Diabetes Month, leading provider of stress management training, tactics and education materials, StressStop, promotes stress management strategies to relieve stress in the future. With an influx of Americans suffering from stress and other medical...

2013-11-19 23:31:27

21 Days of Gratitude generates a wave of hundreds of thousands simultaneous mediators. New York, NY (PRWEB) November 19, 2013 Mentors Channel surpassed expectations with a record breaking number of participants in our "21 Days of Gratitude, Presented by Louie Schwartzberg” series. In the past seven years, Mentors Channel has been blessed to touch the lives of millions of people around the world through our online meditation series. The company’s founding principle is gratitude,...


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