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Is there a particular form of meditation that's better than others for controlling pain?
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Dr. Michael Rothman
Internal Medicine
In brief: One best for you
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: One best for you
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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Dr. Brijesh Chandwani
Pain Management
In brief: Depends
There are several pain medications for acute and chronic pain management.
There is no "silver bullet" which is better than others. Consult a psychopharmacologist to find out which would be the best option for you to start with.

In brief: Depends
There are several pain medications for acute and chronic pain management.
There is no "silver bullet" which is better than others. Consult a psychopharmacologist to find out which would be the best option for you to start with.
Dr. Brijesh Chandwani
Dr. Brijesh Chandwani
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Dr. Sassan Hassassian
Anesthesiology
In brief: Depends on the pain
Pain can be caused by a multitude of reasons.
It can be categorized as muscular/bone pain or what we call somatic pain. It can be as a result of nerve irritation causing neuropathic pain. It may a visceral pain in the internal organs as in stomach pain. There are medications that are specific for nerve related pain and some that are more specific for bone pain as in anti-inflammatories.

In brief: Depends on the pain
Pain can be caused by a multitude of reasons.
It can be categorized as muscular/bone pain or what we call somatic pain. It can be as a result of nerve irritation causing neuropathic pain. It may a visceral pain in the internal organs as in stomach pain. There are medications that are specific for nerve related pain and some that are more specific for bone pain as in anti-inflammatories.
Dr. Sassan Hassassian
Dr. Sassan Hassassian
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