Mindfulness meditation can help smokers kick the butt

Business Standard - 'We found that participants who received IBMT training also experienced a significant decrease in their craving for cigarettes,' co-author of the paper, Yi-Yuan Tang of Texas Tech University in Lubbock, said.

Researchers have found that smokers trained with a form of mindfulness meditation known as Integrative Body-Mind Training (IBMT) curtailed their smoking by 60 percent.

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"We found that participants who received IBMT training also experienced a significant decrease in their craving for cigarettes," co-author of the paper, Yi-Yuan Tang of Texas Tech University in Lubbock, said.

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