Saturday, 23 May 2015

Mindfulness could be key to reducing pain and depression for MS sufferers.

From  The Daily Mail 

by Hilary Freeman

"It's the meditation method beloved of Hollywood stars, big business and politicians. Now mindfulness could hold the key to reducing pain and depression in people suffering from the debilitating disease multiple sclerosis.

Based on ancient Eastern methods of meditation, mindfulness is said to ease the stresses and strains of everyday life by encouraging people to pay more attention to the present moment.

Researchers have hailed it as a cost-effective and side-effect-free way to keep at bay the symptoms of progressive MS, which include pain, fatigue and problems with speech and swallowing, and for which there is currently no effective treatment..."     read more:

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