STUDY: Mindfulness Meditation May Help Treat Troubled Sleep

(The Liberty Beat) A new study published in JAMA Internal Medicine suggests that mindfulness meditation practice may help older people who have trouble sleeping. Researchers at the University of Southern California, Los Angeles examined 49 people who were at least 55 years old and suffered from moderately disturbed sleep. They…
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Meditation may help with anxiety, depression and pain

Reuters (Reuters Health) - Mindfulness meditation may be useful in battles against anxiety, depression and pain, according to a fresh look at past research. Using data from 47 earlier studies, researchers found moderate evidence to support the use of mindfulness meditation to treat those conditions. Meditation didn't seem to affect…
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Meditation changes the way your brain processes emotions

A new study has found that those who participate in an eight-week meditation training program can have measurable effects on how their brains function, even when they are not actively meditating. Scientists and experts at Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH), Boston University (BU), and several other research centers, writing in the…
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