Health Benefits of Meditation
HealthAndYoga.com has an interesting article that lists the top health benefits of meditation. They note that although meditation is traditionally considered a spiritual practice, it has many health benefits.
The yoga and 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 and atomic and nuclear physics; in gaining better ecological understanding; in management of lifestyle and future world problems.
Some of the listed health benefits are: lower oxygen consumption; decreased respiratory rate; increased blood flow and slowed heart rate; increased exercise tolerance in hearth patients; and deeper levels of relaxation.
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