Posts tagged with ‘Disease Prevention’

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Tuning out: How brains benefit from meditation

Yale News | By Bill Hathaway Experienced meditators seem to be able switch off areas of the brain associated with daydreaming as well as psychiatric disorders such as autism and schizophrenia, according to a new brain imaging study by Yale researchers. Less day dreaming has been associated with increased happiness levels, said Judson A. Brewer, […]

Meditation: A Simple, Fast Way To Reduce Stress

Meditation can give you a sense of calm, peace and balance that benefits both your emotional well-being and your overall health. And these benefits don’t end when your meditation session ends. Meditation can help carry you more calmly through your day and can even improve certain medical conditions…

7 Health Benefits of Meditation

Now the hard science has caught up: a comprehensive scientific study showing that deep relaxation changes our bodies on a genetic level has just been published. What researchers at Harvard Medical School discovered is that, in long-term practitioners of relaxation methods such as yoga and meditation, far more ”disease-fighting genes” were active, compared to those who practised no form of relaxation…