Can Mindfulness Meditation Offer Drug-Free Pain Relief ?
Mindfulness or meditation allows people to live in the moment and not really think of the future or the past. By doing that through meditation, it allows for a higher threshold of pain.
Other studies show mediation offers other benefits, as well, including decreased stress, decreased depression, anxiety, and insomnia, and an increased quality of life, and it could have positive effects on heart health.
Anxiety and depression and other issues related to chronic pain states can be alleviated through mindfulness.
You don’t have to be a monk to meditate.
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