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Mindfulness is a practice used to free the mind of intrusive thoughts. It involves focusing the mind to attain a meditative state. A meditative state is a relaxed or effortless mental and physical state. One popular form of mindfulness is mindfulness-based stress reduction (MBSR).

Mindfulness is most commonly used for conditions involving stress, anxiety, and pain. It has also been tried for Alzheimer disease, autism, depression, and many other conditions but there is no good scientific evidence to support these uses.

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Mindfulness is training oneself to be aware of the present moment. Mindfulness-based stress reduction (MBSR) is a popular form of mindfulness. This form of mindfulness is practiced over 8 weeks. It involves group classes, group discussions, and home practices.

Mindfulness is LIKELY SAFE. There are no known safety concerns. Mindfulness has been safely used in research. There is no known reason to expect any harmful side effects.

Special Precautions & Warnings:

Pregnancy and breast-feeding: There isn't enough information to know how practicing mindfulness might affect pregnancy and breast-feeding. But there is no reason to expect it would do any harm.

There are no known interactions with medications. Before taking this product, talk with your health professional if you take any medications.

There are no known interactions with herbs and supplements.

There are no known interactions with foods.

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Mindfulness Meditation, MBRP, MBSR, Mindfulness-based Relapse Prevention, Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction.

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