Benefits of Meditation proved by Modern Science

• During meditation, oxygen consumption drops by 10 to 20 percent and it produces a deeper state of rest than sleep. In fact, 75 percent of insomniacs were able to sleep normally when they meditated

• Meditation is the only activity that reduces blood lactate, a marker of stress and anxiety.

• Meditation decreases the stress hormone, cortisol, and increases the calming hormones melatonin and serotonin.

• Meditators secrete more of the youth-related hormone DHEA as they age than nonmeditators. Meditating 45-year-old males have an average of 23 percent more DHEA than nonmeditators, and meditating females have an average of 47 percent more. Wow! DHEA is one of those supplements people describe for anti-aging benefits because it lowers stress, heightens memory, preserves sexual function, and helps control weight.

• Meditation has a profound effect upon three key indicators of aging: (1) hearing ability, (2) it lowers blood pressure, and (3) helps close object vision.

• Long-term meditators experience 80 percent less heart disease and 55 percent less cancer than nonmeditators. That's a good reason to start meditating. (Psychosomatic Medicine 49 (1987): 493-507).

• 34 % of people with chronic pain significantly reduced their pain medication when they began meditating.

• Meditation is known to produce "spontaneous remissions" in 10% of cancer cases, can help get rid of psoriasis, and is a great way to reduce blood pressure. It also is a critical component of alcoholic anonymous programs and other programs to help people beat addictions.


Click here to post comments

Join in and write your own page! It's easy to do. How? Simply click here to return to Meditation.

Your "Like" & "Vote" would really be appreciated.

Join the HJE Healing Community!

This website is for you and others like you who have a desire to be a part of the natural way to heal.

I am sure you too have found a lot of valuable insights into energy healing and by sharing our knowledge we get to help one another.

This web site is a collation of my knowledge spread over more than 400 pages but I know that there is a lot more information and success stories out there and I would just love to hear about them.

I'd love to receive any articles, photos, stories, reviews, or other content you'd like to share.

Share Your Energy Healing Experience by submitting it right here on this site, then site visitors can read, rate, and comment about it. See an example of how this works with an interesting story of what happend to me about perfection.

You can also share or comment on any page of this website, just see the "Share this page" and "Leave a Comment" options at the very bottom!

Please join me as we develop and grow this fun Healing Community.

There's also an active group of fans on my Healing Journeys Energy Facebook Page so come join the conversation, we'd love to have you with us!

I recently started a Pinterest page with tons of boards to follow!

Of course I am available on Twitter and would love to see your tweets!

Follow HJE Healing Acadamy



Follow Healing
Also Exclusive Access to a whole lot of Free Healing Tools/Books and More...
Subscribe Now!
E-mail Address
First Name

Your e-mail address is sacred.
I promise to use it only to send you WOW - Words of Wisdom.


Search Healing Journeys


[?] Subscribe To This Site

follow us in feedly
Add to My Yahoo!


Your kind donations will keep this Free Website and its related Newsletter going & growing...