Could Meditation do more Harm than Good? These Experts think so – Healthista

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“Meditation is touted as good for everything from chronic pain to depression? But a growing number of experts believe it could be harmful. Parisa Hashempour investigates the dark side of zen” 

“Indeed, Recent meta-analysis studies on meditation have found that meditation carries a risk of harmful side effects and Dr. Farias warns that the general public needs to be more aware of some of the more negative side effects that mindfulness and meditation can have.’It can produce adverse effects for some people. “

 

An excellent article by Parisa Hashempour documenting the potential problems with meditation and the documented studies that expose the dangers.  The work of Dr. Miguel Farias is cited as well. You can read the article on the Healthista website here.

 

 

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