Meditation as a tool for healing and rejuvenation

🐝Less than 15 minutes can change your whole day. We all know and hear that meditation has been used in several holistic modalities for thousands of years, including the science of Ayurveda. More and more though we have access to scientific proof of those benefits. According to research, many of those benefits are associated with the practice. Meditation decreases sympathetic overstimulation and can reduce cholesterol. Research also related meditation and breathing exercises to the improvement of health and prostate cancer patients that were not treated conventionally. The observances were distinct gene expression changes leading to the conclusion that meditation and yoga practices positively affect gene expression. It is a rejuvenating practice as a stress reduction technique, it protects and maintains the length of telomeres (enzyme responsible for chromosome stability). Shorter telomeres have been associated with the aging process🐝. (Black DS, Cole SW, Irwin MR, Breen et al. Yogic meditation reverses NF-kB and IRF- related transcriptome dynamics in leukocytes of family dementia caregivers in a randomized controlled trial. Psycho neuroendocrinology).


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