Mindfulness meditation may decrease impact of migraine

Migraine is a neurological disease that can be severely debilitating and is the second leading cause of disability worldwide. Unfortunately, many patients with migraine discontinue medications due to ineffectiveness or side effects. Many patients still use opioids despite recommendations against them for headache treatment. However, in a recent clinical trial…

Mindfulness app may help address physician anxiety, burnout

As novel coronavirus cases continue to increase across the nation, health professionals on the front lines face frightening realities, rising anxiety and the very real potential for burnout. “Health care providers are under tremendous pressure right now,” said Dr. Jud Brewer, director of research and innovation at the Mindfulness Center…

Mindfulness may be a balm for breast cancer patients

(HealthDay)—Women with advanced breast cancer might find mindfulness can ease their pain, anxiety and depression, a new study suggests. Mindfulness is the ability to keep your mind focused on the present moment. “Mindfulness helps us relate to our thoughts, emotions and physical symptoms in a different way,” said study author…

Mindfulness is a natural painkiller

Mindfulness is a natural painkiller: Trendy meditation that focuses the mind on the present moment helps sufferers cope with their discomfort Mindfulness is just as effective as go-to cognitive behavioural therapy  Both help improve ‘physical functioning’ and reduce the risk of depression  e-mail 1 View comments Mindfulness is a natural…

6 Soulful Health Retreats To Kick Start Your New Year

Looking for a restful retreat for both mind and body? To kick start your New Year the right way, we’ve put together a few of the world’s most stunning and rejuvenating destinations on the planet. To find the gorgeous yoga destination that’s just right for you, explore even more traveller-tested…

Mindfulness training may help support weight loss

Mindfulness training may improve the effectiveness of intensive weight management programs, according to a small study published in the Endocrine Society’s Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism. Individuals who participated in mindfulness training as part of an intensive weight management program lost more weight in six months than other program…