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Can meditation work better than pain pills?

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Dr. Neetu Ahluwalia
Pain Management
2 doctors agree

In brief: Yes

Meditation is a powerful technique and can help control pain symptoms.
It takes time and practice though!

In brief: Yes

Meditation is a powerful technique and can help control pain symptoms.
It takes time and practice though!
Dr. Neetu Ahluwalia
Dr. Neetu Ahluwalia
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Dr. Brijesh Chandwani
Pain Management
1 doctor agrees

In brief: It can!!

There are more and more scientific studies in the recent years showing that meditation can be a powerful tool in pain management.
There is a recent scientific study in journal of neuroscience which found meditation to be better than morphine.

In brief: It can!!

There are more and more scientific studies in the recent years showing that meditation can be a powerful tool in pain management.
There is a recent scientific study in journal of neuroscience which found meditation to be better than morphine.
Dr. Brijesh Chandwani
Dr. Brijesh Chandwani
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Dr. Michael Rothman
Internal Medicine

In brief: In some people

Studies have shown that meditation can have positive effects on your autonomic nervous system, your immune system and your hormonal systems, thus rebalancing your overall metabolism. Proper abdominal breathing techniques are paramount in achieving the relaxation response.
You do not need to be a master. Find someone who can teach you this and then practice it consistently.

In brief: In some people

Studies have shown that meditation can have positive effects on your autonomic nervous system, your immune system and your hormonal systems, thus rebalancing your overall metabolism. Proper abdominal breathing techniques are paramount in achieving the relaxation response.
You do not need to be a master. Find someone who can teach you this and then practice it consistently.
Dr. Michael Rothman
Dr. Michael Rothman
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