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How Mind-Body Approaches Reduce Blood Pressure Better Than Medication

By Josh Richardson Decades of research continue to unravel the relaxation response–the physiological and psychological opposite of the well-known fight-or-flight stress response that can be achieved through relaxation techniques like yoga or mediation–can reduce blood pressure in people with hypertension. High blood pressure, or hypertension,…

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Why Meditation Can Help You Overcome Depression for Good

By Dylan Charles Doctors and psychiatrists are well-versed in the science of antidepressants. They’ve established a body of research showing how levels of certain brain chemicals fluctuate to affect mood, and they can chemically stabilize someone’s mood with pills. But truly healing from depression involves…

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“It was the difference between heaven and hell” Veterans on TM Relieved from PTSD

  By Natural Blaze After one month of transcendental meditation, 80 percent had symptoms reduced to below the clinical level. Wonderful news for those suffering from post traumatic stress disorder after harrowing events –  practicing the Transcendental Meditation (TM) technique, can offer a powerful reprieve…

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Experiments With Meditation Expose the Fallacy of Medicating Kids for ADHD

By Alex Pietrowski Experts cannot agree on a single, simple definition of attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), but do agree that it causes unfavorable behavior in educational, professional and correctional institutions. Even the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM), the bible of psychiatric diagnosis, defines it…

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Research validates the defining hallmark of Transcendental Meditation – Effortlessness

By Maharshi University Of Management As the value of meditation becomes widely recognized, researchers are increasingly trying to understand the differences among approaches. A study published today in Brain and Cognition reports subjective experiences and cortical activation patterns that distinguish the Transcendental Meditation* technique from…

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Kids Meditate Instead of Taking ADHD Medications, See Amazing Results

By Alex Pietrowski Firmly embedded into our culture now, pharmaceutical companies create so-called cures and treatments for every human condition, and modern psychiatry has become an institution that works to create lifelong dependencies on medications to help people adapt to the stress of modern life…

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