By Rick Nauert PhD for Psych Central An intriguing new study suggests the brain changes associated with meditation and stress reduction may delay the progression of age-related cognitive disorders. Researchers at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical… Read More »Can Meditation Slow Alzheimer’s?
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From RTT News Researchers are indicating that mindfulness-based stress reduction (MBSR) can help people suffering from prehypertension, a condition described as higher than desirable blood pressure, but not high enough to warrant antihypertensive drugs. “Our… Read More »Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction Could Help Prehypertension
By Sumathi Reddy for The Wall Street Journal At Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston, doctor’s orders can include an unlikely prescription: meditation. “I recommend five minutes, twice a day, and then gradually increase,”… Read More »Doctor’s Orders: 20 Minutes Of Meditation Twice a Day
From ScienceDaily People suffering from chronic inflammatory conditions, such as rheumatoid arthritis, inflammatory bowel disease and asthma — in which psychological stress plays a major role — may benefit from mindfulness meditation techniques, according to… Read More »Mindfulness Meditation May Relieve Chronic Inflammation
According to experts meditation is a quick and efficient way to lower stress, but new research discovers mindfulness meditation may also reduce loneliness in older adults. In a study conducted at Carnegie Mellon University experts… Read More »Mindfulness Meditation Can Help Reduce Loneliness, Risk of Alzheimer’s and Cardiovascular Disease
By David Swan for pulsetoday Mindfulness training produces clinically significant improvements in quality of life and stress that are equivalent to those seen with inhalers in patients with asthma, a US trial has found. Researchers… Read More »Effects of mindfulness training in asthma ‘comparable to inhalers’
By Daniel Tomasulo, Ph.D. A recently published article in the Journal of Clinical Psychology by Kearney, McDermott, Malte, Martinez, and Simpson (2012) may have broad implications for veterans suffering with symptoms of Post-traumatic Stress Disorder… Read More »Mindfulness and the Military: Does Self-Acceptance Help Veterans?