Effect of rajyoga meditation on chronic tension headache
The percentage of patients with chronic tension-type headache showing highly significant relief in severity of headache, duration and frequency in Group 1 was 94%, 91% and 97% respectively whereas in Group 2 it was 36%, 36% and 49% respectively. Headache relief as calculated by headache index was 99% in Group 1 vs 51% in Group 2. Group 1 patients received spiritual based meditation known as Rajyoga meditation for relaxation therapy, in addition to routine medical treatment (Indian J Physiol Pharmacol. 2014 Apr-Jun;58(2):157-61).