Items Tagged ‘emotional reactivity’

To reduce pain of irritable bowel syndrome, or IBS, focus on the now

June 7, 2016

To reduce pain of irritable bowel syndrome, or IBS, focus on the now

By Mark Wheeler Mark Wheeler

Mindfulness is everywhere these days, backed by science and shown to be helpful in lowering your blood pressure and beating back depression, decreasing your anxiety and increasing attention and focus, even fostering what scientists describe politely as less “emotional reactivity” and the rest of us would call fighting with your significant other. It’s something anyone […]

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Tags: Anxiety, blood pressure, chronic abdominal pain, constipation, depression, diarrhea, emotional reactivity, IBS, irritable bowel syndrome, mindfulness, mindfulness research, stress