Did you know That Meditation Reduced The Opioid Dose Chronic Pain By 75%?

There’s new evidence that mind-body interventions can help reduce pain in people who ve been taking prescription opioids — and bring about reductions inside the drug’s dose.

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In a study in JAMA Internal Medicine, researchers reviewed evidence from 60 studies that included about 6,400 participants. They evaluated a few of strategies, including meditation, guided imagery, hypnosis and cognitive behavioral therapy.
“Mindfulness, cognitive behavioral therapy and clinical hypnosis are definitely possibly the most useful for reducing pain,” says study author Eric Garland, a professor along at the University of Utah. The reductions in dose were modest overall, he describes, yet the study is a symptom this approach is effective

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https://www.npr.org/sections/health-shots/2019/11/11/743065892/meditation-reduced-the-opioid-dose-she-needs-to-ease-chronic-pain-by-75

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