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Meditation is the practice of focusing the mind, often formalized into a specific routine. Meditation is usually recognized as a component of Eastern religions, originating in Vedic Hinduism. It encompasses any of a wide variety of spiritual practices which emphasize mental activity or quiescence. Meditation can also b... more at Wikipedia

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Condition Members Success
Depression
4732
88%
Anxiety
3105
91%
Chronic Pain
1183
86%
Panic Attacks
849
89%
Insomnia
789
68%
Overall, 87% (12034 Members) find Meditation helpful
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works when I use it and stay dilligent on practicing, but I get so many racing thoughts it is hard to keep focused
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Just have to put aside the time.
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Extremely effective but hard to stick to
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Trying but when I get to a certain point I can't focus on anything
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somewat helpful
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Works when I have time to do it.
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made me numb to everything and everyone around me. but it did help with my attacks. made it hard for me to sleep.
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I am practicing Zen Buddhism.
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I practice Zen Buddhism. It is wonderful.
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Zen Buddhist, so meditation is part of the practice. Yes, it helps.
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  1. Discussion: meditation
    the article focuses on physical pain but how it works and how effective it is equally applies to emotional pain. http://newsoffice.mit.edu/2011/med... [More]
  2. Discussion: Meditation
    Here's my take....Prayer is talking to your personal higher power, meditation is listening to Him [More]
  3. Discussion: Meditation
    Dave, Meditation on The Word of God is not the same as transcendatal meditation. The Scriptures Feed the Soul, T.M. leaves the mind open to repetio... [More]
  4. Discussion: Meditation
    http://www.endonurse.com/news/2013/01/does-meditation-relieve-inflammatory-bowel-diseas.aspx [More]
  5. Discussion: Meditation
    I have found meditation a great way to combat anxiety. It really only takes a few minutes each day, especially first thing after you wake up. My med... [More]