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Meditation hailed as good for your health

Posted on Saturday, 10 April, 2010 | Comment icon 4 comments | News tip by: Still Waters


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Medical experts are hailing transcendental meditation as an ideal way to treat high blood pressure.

A worldwide movement was started in 1957 by Maharishi Mahesh Yogi with celebrities such as The Beatles embracing the technique. Recent studies have suggested that meditation is more beneficial to dealing with the stresses of everyday life than a good diet or exercise.

"It was embraced by The Beatles and became synonymous with the 1960s hippy lifestyle of peace and love."

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Comment icon #1 Posted by Paracelse on 10 April, 2010, 14:02
Haven't read the article yet but shouldn't the title read "MediTation" rather than mediation? Just my 2 (stoopid French) cents :innocent: :innocent: :innocent: :innocent:
Comment icon #2 Posted by Paracelse on 10 April, 2010, 14:08
Critics claim it can be used to spread a quasi-religious message and that meditation can be dangerous for some. Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/health/article-1264395/Chant-healthy-Meditation-hailed-antidote-high-blood-pressure.html#ixzz0khqOfA6r At least it would be a non-denominational message rather than the one I receive as a child and more peaceful than the beatings I received when refusing to have anything to do with the church... :angry2: :angry2: :angry2:
Comment icon #3 Posted by Saru on 10 April, 2010, 17:42
Haven't read the article yet but shouldn't the title read "MediTation" rather than mediation? Fixed.
Comment icon #4 Posted by Triad on 10 April, 2010, 21:52
Health applications and clinical studies Main article: Health applications and clinical studies of meditation Scenes of Inner Taksang, temple hall, built just above the cave where Padmasambhava was believed to have meditatedA review of scientific studies identified relaxation, concentration, an altered state of awareness, a suspension of logical thought and the maintenance of a self-observing attitude as the behavioral components of meditation;[5] it is accompanied by a host of biochemical and physical changes in the body that alter metabolism, heart rate, respiration, blood pressure and brain... [More]


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