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'Mindful people' feel less pain; MRI imaging pinpoints supporting brain activity
submitted 7 months ago by magnora7 from medicalxpress.com
[–]Mnemonic 2 insightful - 1 fun2 insightful - 0 fun3 insightful - 0 fun3 insightful - 1 fun - 7 months ago (0 children)
I'm not sure if it's the same. But when in semi chronic pain like bruised parts, burns, extreme sun burns etc: Mindfulness meditation helps a lot, don't know how it is for 'beginners' but yeah. It's not ignoring t, it's going with it and accepting it (Sure in extreme cases the drugs might be better but I'm talking stuff you don't go to the doctor to but still is painfully distracting.). Getting a little focus inbetween normal functioning is a, to put it in words, sweet relief.
[–]exPFCwintergreen 2 insightful - 1 fun2 insightful - 0 fun3 insightful - 0 fun3 insightful - 1 fun - 7 months ago* (0 children)
There is physical pain and emotional pain, the pain of living. I don't feel much of the former, but docs don't seem to prescribe for the latter.
[–]chrometits 1 insightful - 1 fun1 insightful - 0 fun2 insightful - 0 fun2 insightful - 1 fun - 7 months ago (0 children)
The latest fashion in treating our imaginary diseases, hell hath no fury like a psychology dept seeking big research grants.