Review Article
Volume 11 Issue 5 - 2020
Meta-Analysis of the Beneficial Effects of Mindfulness-Based Interventions (MBIs) on the Cardiovascular System and Prevalent Cardiovascular Disorders (CVDs)
Abdullah Hafid1,2Nicholas A Kerna3*
1University of Health and Humanities, Tortola, BVI
2University of Science, Arts and Technology, Montserrat, BWI
3SMC–Medical Research, Thailand
*Corresponding Author: Nicholas A Kerna, POB47 Phatphong, Suriwongse Road, Bangkok, Thailand 10500.
Received: March 29, 2020; Published: April 16, 2020




Abstract

Stress has been shown to disrupt healthy immune function, influencing or triggering the development of specific autoimmune disorders, such as rheumatoid arthritis and systemic lupus erythematosus. The utilization of mindfulness-based interventions has been associated with a reduction in specific immune markers. This meta-analysis reports on the beneficial effects of these mindfulnessbased inventions on the immune response to stress and makes a case for further research on such.

Keywords: Autoimmune disorders; Immunity; Meditation; Prayer; Qigong; Yoga

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Citation: Abdullah Hafid and Nicholas A Kerna. “Meta-Analysis of the Beneficial Effects of Mindfulness-Based Interventions (MBIs) on Immunity and Common Autoimmune Disorders”. EC Orthopaedics 11.5 (2020): 27-30.

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