The effects of meditation-based interventions on the treatment of fibromyalgia.

@article{Kozasa2012TheEO,
  title={The effects of meditation-based interventions on the treatment of fibromyalgia.},
  author={Elisa Harumi Kozasa and Luiza Hiromi Tanaka and Carlos Monson and Stephen Little and Frederico Camelo Le{\~a}o and M{\'a}rio Fernando Prieto Peres},
  journal={Current pain and headache reports},
  year={2012},
  volume={16 5},
  pages={383-7}
}
Meditation is the third most commonly requested complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) therapy reported in a US survey. Those who suffer from chronic pain are those who most frequently use CAM therapies. This review aims to evaluate whether meditation-based interventions can help the treatment of fibromyalgia. A PubMed search was conducted using the terms "fibromyalgia" and "meditation", or "mindfulness", or "mantra" or "relaxation response". We selected articles which clearly described a… CONTINUE READING