• Meditation significantly lowers IOP, improves quality of life

    7 monthes ago - By Healio

    A short course of mindfulness meditation significantly lowered IOP in adults with primary open-angle glaucoma, which correlated with lowered stress-biomarker levels and an improvement in quality of life, according to researchers.
    Ninety patients with POAG were assigned to a waitlist control or a mindfulness meditation group that practiced for 21 days.
    Researchers measured IOP, the primary endpoint, along with quality of life, stress-related serum biomarkers and whole genome expression.
    On day 1, patients in the treatment group were introduced to the meditation
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