Meditation works as well as a popular drug to reduce anxiety, study finds
Researchers compared a practice of daily mindfulness meditation to taking Lexapro to control anxiety symptoms. The meditators got equivalent relief, without the side effects.
We are in the midst of a global opioid epedemic, largly created though the use of prescription opiods. One ancient form of pain meditation is being explored with robust scientific rigor for use as a possible alternative.