Meditation eases IBS and IBD symptoms and it does that through changes in gene expression. Inflammatory Bowel Symptoms and Inflammatory Bowel Disease are inflammatory diseases of the bowel. It suppresses genes responsible for inflammation. Meditation seems to affect the expression of more than a thousand genes in some cases.
In this trial people with the inflammatory disease of bowel noticed that their symptoms reduced after having used meditation and yoga.
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