5/30/2013

Participation of nurses in stretching and meditation exercises helped reduce post-traumatic stress disorder symptoms as well as normalize their stress hormone levels, according to a study involving 28 nurses. The findings will be published in the Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism. "These self-directed practices give PTSD patients control over their own treatment and have few side effects," lead author and NIH researcher Sang H. Kim said.

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