Tuesday, November 17, 2009

Meditation Cuts Heart Attack Risk in Half

Meditation significantly reduces the risk of a heart attack for people with heart disease, scientists have discovered. Though Transcendental Meditation was used in the study, any "empty mind" type of meditation would achieve similar results, I'm sure.
Patients with heart disease who practised Transcendental Meditation cut their chances of a heart attack, stroke and death by half, compared with non-meditating patients, the first study of its kind has found.

Stress is a major factor in heart disease and meditation experts say the technique can help control it. Read more

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