A study published last year focussed on the impact of the relaxation response and resiliency training on healthcare resource utilization. Great news! Healthcare utilization decreased by 43%. This is huge! Who likes to be poked and prodded when we don’t have to be. Adopting meditation and mindfulness into your life can improve your wellbeing and health. Empower yourself to be well naturally and achieve optimal wellbeing.
Mind body medicine focuses on the relationships between the mind and body, and on the effects changes in physiology and behavior have on health and disease. These interventions are widely considered safe and can improve symptom management in a wide variety of illnesses. Mind body modalities are frequently incorporated into treatment plans because of their low risk, mental and physical health benefits, relatively low cost, and ability to engage people and help them take control of their health and participate as active members of their healing team.
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Citation: Stahl JE, Dossett ML, LaJoie AS, Denninger JW, Mehta DH, Goldman R, et al. (2015) Relaxation Response and Resiliency Training and Its Effect on Healthcare Resource Utilization. PLoS ONE 10(10): e0140212. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0140212