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Mayo Clinic Study Finds Mindfulness Can Ease Women's Menopausal Symptoms

Women with high mindfulness scores were found to experience fewer menopausal symptoms. Researchers said that doctors can discuss about mindfulness as a potential treatment option for menopausal women.

Public Health January 18, 2019

Meditation Changes The Brain In Different Ways In Veterans And Beginners

Researchers found that mindfulness meditation alters neural networks in long-time practitioners and new meditators differently. As one meditates more, the part of the brain that regulates emotions becomes more automatic.

Healthy Living/Wellness July 25, 2018

Meditation, Breathing Exercises May Help Improve Brain Health

Researchers from Trinity College Institute of Neuroscience and the Global Brain Health Institute in Dublin dissected the neurophysiological link between breathing exercise and brain health. They provide a scientific explanation of how exactly pranayama, yoga, and mindfulness improve people’s concentration.

Healthy Living/Wellness May 15, 2018

Before Taking Drugs, Try These Exercise Therapies For Back Pain First

The American College of Physicians rolled out new recommendations for treating back pain. It shifted to advising non-drug options such as mindfulness meditation and yoga for back pain before resorting to prescription or OTC pain medications.

Healthy Living/Wellness February 15, 2017

Women, Young People More Likely To Suffer From Anxiety Disorder

Women, young individuals under age 35, and health-challenged people are some anxiety-prone groups, according to a new study. Learn more about global anxiety rates and potential remedies such as mindfulness.

Healthy Living/Wellness June 7, 2016

Cognitive Therapy Based On Mindfulness May Lower Risk Of Depression Relapse

Research suggests that mindfulness-based cognitive therapy (MBCT) may be effective in preventing depression relapse. The treatment provides an alternative option along with other methods.

Healthy Living/Wellness April 28, 2016

Mindfulness Training May Treat Veterans With PTSD

Mindfulness could change veterans’ brains. A new study said that it can increase their brain connections, and help them find the off-switch to that endless loop of negative thoughts.

Life April 4, 2016

Mindfulness And CBT Beat Usual Care For Chronic Back Pain

Researchers found that mindfulness and cognitive-behavioral therapy may be more effective in easing chronic back pain than standard care. Moreover, experts believed these therapies may also benefit patients of other forms of pain.

Life March 23, 2016

Mindfulness Could Be Beneficial For Adults With Back Pain: Study

A new study adds to the growing body of evidence that supports the benefits of mindfulness meditation. This time, the technique is found to improve the condition of adults with chronic pain.

Life February 29, 2016

Diabetes And Meditation: Daily Mindfulness Linked To Healthier Glucose Levels

One of the potential benefits of mindfulness is healthy glucose levels, a factor closely related to the occurrence of type 2 diabetes. In a new experiment, obesity and sense of control were also found to be key mediators in the association.

Life February 25, 2016

Mindfulness May Help Prevent Overeating In Kids With Obesity Risk

A new study recommends mindfulness for preventing unhealthy diet behaviors in children. Researchers sounded the alarm on the increasing and easy access to energy-dense food that make kids obese or overweight.

Life January 23, 2016

Washing The Dishes Can Help Relieve Stress

Washing the dishes can be an inexpensive option for stress relief but only when it is done the right way. Individuals who wash the dishes in a certain state of mind experience feelings of inspiration and reduced nervousness.

Life October 5, 2015

Mind, Body, Tech: Meditation And Wellness Apps Bring Mindfulness To The Masses

In need of a little Zen? Score some peace of mind online with digital destinations that merge wellness with technology.

Internet Culture June 25, 2015

Are You Mindful? The Meditation Practice That's Connecting the World

Mindfulness is an ancient Buddhist technique, now becoming more popular among health care professionals. But what is the scientific evidence that it works?

Life December 15, 2014

Meditation may help relieve stress and other psychological problems

Researchers studied the physiological and mental effects of subjects that underwent mindfulness meditation or cognitive stress-management training during stressful tasks. The subjects that meditated felt significantly less stressed during tasks.

Life July 7, 2014

25 minutes of meditation may lower your stress, says study

Too stressed out? Findings of a new study suggest, spending about half an hour on mindfulness meditation per day allows you to respond better to stress-inducing situations.

Life July 4, 2014

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