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Transcendental Meditation Benefits
2014-01-13 16:13:16

[ Watch the Video: Benefits Of Transcendental Meditation ] Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A new paper published on Monday in the Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences reports on the mental and physical changes associated with transcendental meditation, a popular type of meditation. Written by Fred Travis, from the Center for Brain, Consciousness, and Cognition at Maharishi University of Management, the report details how different meditations have different...

2013-07-01 08:24:15

Research published in Education shows TM® practice is associated with higher graduation rates in high school students STORRS, Conn., July 1, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The Transcendental Meditation (TM) technique can help high school students stay on track for graduation, according to research published in the June issue of the journal Education (Vol. 133, No. 4). The study, which involved 235 students at an East Coast urban high school, showed a 15% higher graduation rate for...

2013-05-01 12:28:37

Clinical trials have shown TM® practice is also associated with lower rates of heart attack and stroke FAIRFIELD, Iowa, May 1, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- A report from the American Heart Association (AHA) published on April 22 concluded that the Transcendental Meditation (TM) technique lowers blood pressure and recommends that TM may be considered in clinical practice for the prevention and treatment of hypertension. The purpose of the report, entitled "Beyond Medications and...

2012-11-14 12:04:50

African Americans with heart disease who practiced Transcendental Meditation regularly were 48 percent less likely to have a heart attack, stroke or die from all causes compared with African Americans who attended a health education class over more than five years, according to new research published in the American Heart Association journal Circulation: Cardiovascular Quality and Outcomes. Those practicing meditation also lowered their blood pressure and reported less stress and anger....