‘Mindfulness’ Meditation Alters Gene Expression

//‘Mindfulness’ Meditation Alters Gene Expression

‘Mindfulness’ Meditation Alters Gene Expression

“… a new study conducted by researchers working in Wisconsin, Spain, and France shows that mindfulness can even affect your genes. Specifically, the study shows that mindfulness can Screen Shot 2013-12-10 at 3.37.34 PMlimit the “expression” of genes associated with inflammation.

“The changes were observed in genes that are the current targets of anti-inflammatory and analgesic drugs,” study co-author Dr. Perla Kaliman, a researcher at the Institute of Biomedical Research of Barcelona in Spain, said in a written statement. “Our findings set the foundation for future studies to further assess meditation strategies for the treatment of chronic inflammatory conditions.”

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