Health Benefits of Meditation what the newest research shows

Health Benefits of Meditation what the newest research shows

Those participants who meditated showed enhanced activity in the brain centers that control pain and they also experienced less pain as a result. A bigger study of 3,500 people researched the effects of habitual meditation. The study found that meditation helped to reduce complaints of intermittent or chronic pain


👌 Reducing stress levels
Meditation is a great way to manage stress and anxiety. It helps to reduce the levels of cortisol, the stress hormone, and promotes relaxation of the body and mind.

👌 Improving Mental Health
Regular meditation practice can help manage depression, anxiety and other mental health problems. 

👌 Strengthen the immune system
Meditation can increase the activity of natural killer cells (NK cells) in the body, which helps fight infections and diseases more effectively.

👌 Improving concentration and memory 
Meditation can help improve focus and concentration ability. It can also improve memory and cognitive function.

👌 Reducing pain
Meditation can help manage chronic pain such as migraine, arthritis or spinal problems. It helps to relax muscles and reduce the perception of pain.


🐬 Find a quiet place.
Choose a quiet place where you won't be disturbed. This can be a room in your home or a secluded place outdoors.

🐬 Adopt a comfortable posture.
Sit on the floor or on a chair with a straight back. You can use a pillow or block for support.

🐬 Focus on your breathing.
Close your eyes and begin to pay attention to your breathing. Focus on the sensations as you inhale and exhale.

🐬 Let the thoughts go.
When thoughts come into your mind, simply observe them without judgement or evaluation. Allow them to go away just as they appeared.

🐬 Start with short sessions.
Start by practising meditation for 5-10 minutes a day and gradually increase the time to 20-30 minutes.

🐬 Be consistent.
Regular meditation practice is key to its effectiveness. Try to find time each day for your practice.

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