Meditation

Meditation has numerous benefits, that include

  • Meditation lowers oxygen consumption.
  • Decreases respiratory rate.
  • Increases blood flow and reduces the heart rate.
  • Increases exercise tolerance in heart patients.
  • Leads to a deeper level of relaxation.
  • Beneficial to people having high blood pressure asit brings the B.P.down to normal.
  • Reduces anxiety by lowering the levels of bloodlactate.
  • Decreases muscle tension (any pain due totension)and headaches.
  • Builds self-confidence and self-control.
  • Increases serotonin production which influencesmood and behavior. Low levels of serotonin areassociated with depression, obesity, insomnia and headaches.

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  • Helps in chronic diseases like allergies, arthritis etc.
  • Reduces Pre-menstrual Syndrome.
  • Helps in post-operative healing.
  • Enhances the immune system. Research has
    revealed that meditation increases activity of
    ‘natural-killer cells’, which kill bacteria and cancer
    cells.
  • Also reduces activity of viruses and emotional distress.
  • In addition to the above benefits, meditation also
    helps in
  • Improved concentration
  • Ability to focus and work efficiently
  • Improved posture
  • Improved health and personal relationships
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