New treatment plan could reduce need for antihypertensive drugs

Mindfulness is good for our bodies: A seminal study found that, after only eight weeks of training, practicing mindfulness meditation fosters our immune system’s ability to fight off sickness.

It truly could be mind over matter after all. University Hospitals Case Medical Center’s Richard Josephson, MD, recently released trial results in a study published in Psychosomatic Medicine that discusses mindfulness-based stress reduction (MBSR) for hypertension….New treatment plan could reduce need for antihypertensive drugs

Mindfulness basically entails the passive observation of internal and external stimuli without mental response. It is most explicitly, but not completely, laid out in Buddhist meditation texts.

Quite a few blog posts I didn’t have time to review and post up talking about mindfulness based stress reduction exercises

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