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Benefits of Meditation

Some known benefits of Meditation:

Meditation techniques are being implemented in management of life threatening diseases; in transformation of molecular and genetic structure; in reversal of mental illnesses, in accelerated learning programs, in perceptions and communications beyond the physical, in solving problems. Some benefits of meditation are:

Physical / Physiological Benefits:

  • Reduces anxiety attacks (as it lowers the levels of blood lactate)
  • Helps keep blood pressure normal
  • Helps reduce heart disease
  • Helps with weight loss & binge eating
  • It lowers oxygen consumption
  • It decreases respiratory rate
  • It increases blood flow and slows the heart rate
  • Increases exercise tolerance in heart patients
  • Decreases muscle tension (any pain due to tension) and headaches
  • Helps in chronic diseases like allergies, arthritis, asthma, etc.
  • Reduces Pre-menstrual Syndrome
  • Helps in post-operative healing
  • Reduces activity of viruses
  • Enhances the immune system (Meditation increases activity of 'natural-killer cells', which kill bacteria and cancer cells.)
  • Increases serotonin which influences moods and behavior (Low levels of serotonin are associated with depression, headaches and insomnia.)
  • Reduces or eliminates insomnia
  • Reduces substance abuse
  • Leads to a deeper level of relaxation
  • Creates a state of deep relaxation and general feeling of wellbeing
  • Builds self-confidence
  • Enhances energy, strength and vigor
  • Increases concentration, improves memory and strengthens the mind
  • Enhances performance

When you meditate, you clear away the information overload that builds up every day and contributes to your stress.

Emotional Benefits:

  • Gaining a new perspective on stressful situations
  • Building skills to manage your stress
  • Increasing self-awareness
  • Focusing on the present
  • Reducing negative emotions
  • Reduces emotional distress
  • Reduces depressive episodes

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