The results from the research study linked below comes as no surprise to those of us who routinely work with mindfulness and associated subjects.
The Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) program referred in the study mentioned in the linked article is a well-established and well proven, it was one of the first real breakthroughs in using mindfulness outside of religious communities. It is undoubtedly the best studied eight-week program.
There is a version of this eight-week program that targets pain called Breathworks.
What you may not know is that people who take painkillers for extended periods of time eventually get no benefits from the drugs. The pain killers just stopp being effective. This is why there is a need for an alternative approach.
Some studies are showing that people who practice mindfulness have more efficient and effective immune systems. While some studies also are showing that practicing mindfulness with people who have difficult emotional memories can also improve healing rates.
For more relevant articles about Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR), check out our articles below:
- Mindfulness Meditation Can Help With Pain Tolerance and Aid Recovery from Physical Injury
- Mindfulness: From Symptom Management to a Way of Life
- How Mindfulness Can Reduce Extreme Stress – A Personal Story
If you or someone you know is experiencing significant pain, and you’re looking for an alternative, then I suggest you read the article below.
The article below is written by Immanuel Jotham. He’s a Science and Technology report of International Business Times.
Mindfulness is a practice that is widely accepted as a way to help with mental stresses and it has effects on several systems in the human body. Mindfulness can also be an effective way to treat and recover from injuries, a new study has found.