Reduces blood pressure

Goldstein, C. M., et al. (2012). Current perspectives on the use of meditation to reduce blood pressure.  [Abstract]. International Journal of Hypertension. Published online March 5, 2012.

Meditation techniques are increasingly popular practices that may be useful in preventing or reducing elevated blood pressure. We reviewed landmark studies and recent literature concerning the use of meditation for reducing blood pressure in pre-hypertensive and hypertensive individuals. … Meditation techniques appear to produce small yet meaningful reductions in blood pressure either as monotherapy or in conjunction with traditional pharmacotherapy. Read article in full.

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