A regular practice can calm your brain, help your heart, and even make you a better person Take a belly breath and read on.
Meditation has been found to increase alpha and theta brain wave activity, which is linked to a state of wakeful rest and relaxation.
Just 8 weeks of meditation decreases activity in the right amygdala, which is associated with a better stress response.
Meditating engages neural systems in the hrain associated with empathy.
You may be able to lower your blood pressure naturally with twice-daily sessions of transcendental meditation.
Psoriasis is often exacer bated by stress, which may explain why meditation can improve it.
Meditation can lower the stress hormone cortisol, helping decrease belly fat.
Longtime meditators showed a reduced expression of 2 typ of genes lin ked to inflammation.