Conditions For Which Mind-Body Practices Have Been Proven To Be Especially Effective

  • Hypertension (high blood pressure)
  • Insomnia
  • Lack of concentration
  • Anxiety, depression, trauma
  • Pain
  • Inflammatory disorders including autoimmune disorders (psoriasis, multiple sclerosis)
  • Gastrointestinal disorders
  • High cholesterol
  • Addictions such as smoking
  • Obesity and being overweight
  • Preparation for surgery

Mind-body practices also help to

  • improve concentration
  • become more in touch with one’s body
  • increase the ability to relax despite stressful encounters
  • improve interpersonal relationships, parenting
  • decrease anger and temper outbursts, achieve greater piece of mind
  • improve immune response

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