Mindfulness Meditation Helps Multiple Sclerosis Patients

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Mindfulness Meditation Helps Multiple Sclerosis Patients

Postby Thomas » Mon Sep 27, 2010 2:21 pm

Mindfulness Meditation Helps Multiple Sclerosis Patients, Researchers Say

Sept. 27, 2010 -- Learning a mind-body technique called “mindfulness meditation” seems to help people with multiple sclerosis cope with the depression, fatigue, and anxiety associated with the disease, a new study indicates.

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Postby surfbird » Wed Sep 29, 2010 1:51 pm

That is really interesting...the mind is a powerful thing. I found this article helpful, in case anyone is going to try this: http://www.shambhalasun.com/index.php?o ... ew&id=2125

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Postby tara97 » Wed Sep 29, 2010 9:56 pm

this is interesting. I think ms for me started with a broken spirit and an alergy to conformity that I ignored for years. It broke my cortisol..lol eventually. the stress hormone is the apex of body and spirit. it is how seemingly intangable words and concepts get inside you and tear you apart. STRESS no more let it all go
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Postby koopico » Fri Oct 01, 2010 1:08 pm

Thanks for passing this on, Thomas!
And thanks for that link Surfbird--I'm terrible at meditation, so I need all the help I can get!
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Postby mattalleng » Fri Oct 01, 2010 8:20 pm

Interesting article, I want to research it more now. So far I've been doing my own meditation kind of thing, I sit in the shower with the lights off so it's pitch black, I even put a towel along the bottom crack of the door so no light can get in. Then I just sit and try to focus on the sound of the water, I do this every night before bed, helps me relax!
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Postby Thomas » Thu Oct 07, 2010 6:22 pm

Looks like meditation even increases our stem cell counts: :D


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Re: Mindfulness Meditation Helps Multiple Sclerosis Patients

Postby andreagwolford » Fri Mar 15, 2013 11:23 pm

Thanks for the share. It really works

Re: Mindfulness Meditation Helps Multiple Sclerosis Patients

Postby JeanDeEau » Sat Mar 16, 2013 3:58 pm

Googled this. Looks like it has a lot in common with some of the techniques of deep relaxation taught by a lot of sport coaches. If it wotks for them, no reason why it should not work for us.
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