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Mind-body practices

There is compelling evidence from studies (…) that mind-body techniques, such as yoga and meditation, can counteract the brain anatomy affects of chronic pain. (…) The encouraging news for people with chronic pain is mind-body practices seem to exert a protective effect on brain gray matter that counteracts the neuroanatomical effects of chronic pain.