Mindful Meditation Might Ease Irritable Bowel Syndrome – HealthDay – By Ellin Holohan – (Monday, May 9, 2011) –

by drsjbecker on May 10, 2011

MONDAY, May 9 (HealthDay News) — A simple meditation technique can help ease the torment suffered by people with a chronic bowel disease, a new study has found.

The research, done at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, found that women with irritable bowel syndrome who practiced “mindful meditation” had more than a 38 percent reduction in symptoms, far surpassing a nearly 12 percent reduction for women who participated in a traditional support group.     http://consumer.healthday.com/Article.asp?AID=652722

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