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Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction Helps Lower Blood Pressure

(10/21/2013)

Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction Helps Lower Blood Pressure
Psych Central
October 16, 2013

A new study shows that blood pressure is effectively lowered by mindfulness-based stress reduction (MBSR) for patients with borderline high blood pressure or “prehypertension.”  “Our results provide evidence that MBSR, when added to lifestyle modification advice, may be an appropriate complementary treatment for BP in the prehypertensive range,” said Joel W. Hughes, PhD, of Kent State University in Ohio.

View the full article here: http://psychcentral.com/news/2013/10/16/mindfulness-based-stress-reduction-helps-lower-blood-pressure/60790.html


Keywords: mindfullness, stress, reduction, lower, blood, pressure



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