Meditation Can Provide Help For Anxiety

The benefits of meditation include a better attention span, pain management, overcoming addiction, lowered blood pressure, and more.© Photo courtesy of Pixabay The benefits of meditation include a better attention span, pain management, overcoming addiction, lowered blood pressure, and more.clinical trial backed by the National Institutes of Health has provided new evidence that mindfulness meditation effectively fights anxiety.

Researchers from Georgetown University Medical Center’s Department of Psychiatry worked with 89 patients diagnosed with anxiety disorders to measure how their stress-hormone and inflammatory responses were affected by mindfulness meditation classes. According to a press release from Georgetown, half of the participants took an eight-week mindfulness-based stress reduction course, while the other half attended classes on stress management for the same amount of time. Continue reading “Meditation Can Provide Help For Anxiety” »