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How Meditation Benefits Your Body and Mind

Meditative practices have been shown to lower your heart rate, blood pressure, low-density lipoprotein cholesterol, cortisol and overall stress level, all of which help reduce your risk of heart disease. There is growing evidence to show that your mind and body are intricately connected, and that your mind has a direct impact on your physical health. Brain imaging technology suggests meditation alters your brain in a number of beneficial ways, and studies show meditative practices even alter your genetic expression.  Read more...



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