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EVIDENCE

1974: Lowering Blood Pressure

"Decreased blood-pressure in pharmacologically treated hypertensive patients who regularly elicited the relaxation response."

 

Lancet 1(7852): 289-91.

1983: Improving Chronic Pain

"The role of relaxation in behavioral therapies for chronic pain."

 

Int Anesthesiol Clin 21(4): 193-200.

1990: Infertility and PMS

"The mind/body program for infertility: a new behavioral treatment approach for women with infertility."

 

Fertil Steril 53(2): 246-9.

"Alleviation of premenstrual syndrome symptoms with the relaxation response."

 

Obstet Gynecol 75(4): 649-55.

2001: Irritable Bowel Syndrome

"The effects of relaxation response meditation on the symptoms of irritable bowel syndrome: results of a controlled treatment study."

 

Behav Res Ther 39(7): 801-11.

2006: Cognitive Function

"The relaxation response: reducing stress and improving cognition in healthy aging adults."

 

Complement Ther Clin Pract 12(3): 186-91.

2015: Reduces Health Utilization (trips to the doctor)

"Relaxation Response and Resiliency Training and Its Effect on Healthcare Resource Utilization. "

PLoS One. 2015 October 13; 10.1371

For more information on evidence and ongoing research, visit The Benson Henry Institute of Mind Body Medicine

 

https://bensonhenryinstitute.org/research-published-research/