Meditation May Reduce Pain

by neill on April 11, 2011

April 6, 2011 — Even very brief instruction in meditation appears to help people cope with pain, and a newly published brain imaging study may explain why.

After just four, 20-minute instructional sessions in mindfulness meditation, most participants in the small study experienced big reductions in pain intensity and unpleasantness when subjected to painful stimuli.

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You can practice mindfulness meditation right now with the Mindful Awareness Training System.

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