The Positive Health Effects

  |  Reviewed by Em Morrison

The scientific study of mindfulness began over 40 years ago, and research continues to suggest some exciting positive health effects that result from consistent daily mindfulness practice. Through this emerging research, scientists and researchers are finding that mindfulness meditation, in as little as 8 weeks, may reduce anxiety and depression, boost your immune system, help you manage pain, allow you to unhook from unhealthy habits and addictions, soothe insomnia, reduce high blood pressure, and even change the structure and function of your brain in positive ways. To uncover some of these findings, you can explore the positive health effects mindfulness has been shown to have on the body and mind in the studies listed below: