Science Confirms: Benefits of Mindfulness Meditation Are Legit

[Last updated 13th August, 2018] The ancient practice of meditation – particularly mindfulness meditation – has recently surged in popularity. In fact, in the US about 8% of adults and 1.6% of children have tried it already. This is because the health benefits of mindfulness meditation are incredibly impressive… and supported by scientific studies. This article explores the health conditions and diseases it may help with. ContentsWhat is Mindfulness Meditation?Reducing Stress is the Secret SauceMindfulness Meditation For Anxiety and DepressionMindfulness Meditation and Weight LossMindfulness Meditation and Metabolic Risk FactorsMindfulness Meditation and the Gut MicrobiotaMindfulness Meditation and Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)Mindfulness Meditation and PregnancyMindfulness Meditation and CancerMindfulness Meditation For Beginners What is Mindfulness Meditation? Meditation is the ancient practice of connecting the body and mind to become more self-aware and present (1). There is a range of different meditation styles, but the most popular are: Focused Attention (Vipassana) Transcendental Mindfulness. Most techniques … Continue reading Science Confirms: Benefits of Mindfulness Meditation Are Legit