Sunday, 21 September 2014

Could meditation help combat migraines?

reposted from: - NHS Choices
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“Daily meditation may be the most effective way of tackling migraine,” the Daily Express reports.

NHS Choices say "this headline is not justified, as it was based on a small pilot study involving just 19 people. It showed that an eight week "mindfulness-based stress reduction course" (a combination of mediation and yoga-based practices) led to benefits in measures of headache duration and subsequent disability in 10 adult migraine sufferers, compared to nine in a control group who received usual care."

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