Mind–body therapies and control of inflammatory biology: A descriptive review

@article{Bower2016MindbodyTA,
  title={Mind–body therapies and control of inflammatory biology: A descriptive review},
  author={Julienne E. Bower and Michael R. Irwin},
  journal={Brain, Behavior, and Immunity},
  year={2016},
  volume={51},
  pages={1-11}
}
The use of mind-body therapies, including Tai Chi, Qigong, yoga, and meditation, has grown steadily in recent years. These approaches have been shown to be effective in reducing symptoms and improving quality of life, and research has begun to examine the impact of these therapies on biological processes, including inflammation. A review of 26 randomized controlled trials was conducted to describe the effects of mind-body therapies (MBTs) on circulating, cellular, and genomic markers of… CONTINUE READING

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