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Yoga and meditation reduce chronic pain

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A mindfulness-based stress reduction course resulted in improvement in levels of pain, depression and disability, adding to previous research that shows that yoga and meditation are useful for treating chronic pain.

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Probiotics improve quality of life for people with inflammatory arthritis

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A relatively new foodie fad, probiotics are heralded as having various health benefits, especially where our gut is concerned. More research is looking at the relationship between the gut and inflammation and some believe there is a link. So experts recently analysed the research that specifically looks at the impact probiotics have on inflammatory arthritis and report their findings in Complementary Therapies in Clinical Practice.

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