Meditation may help with anxiety and depression

Earlier this year, American researchers published a study in Journal of the American Medical Association regarding the effect meditation can have on people who have psychological stress.

The researchers analyzed 47 clinical trials published since November 2012 and involving over 3,500 participants to determine whether meditation had any positive effect in improving stress-related outcomes (such as anxiety, depression, and stress).

One of the conclusions the researcher made was that mindfulness meditation programs seemed to improve anxiety and depression scores.

This is great news for those interested in whole health solutions for dealing with mental health challenges (including nutrition, exercise, and sleep).

Do you use meditation in your treatment regimen?

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