Sunday, December 03, 2006

Meditation Benefits

Physical and Psychological Benefits of Meditation

"Deep rest-as measured by decreased metabolic rate, lower heart rate, and reduced work load of the heart.
Lowered levels of cortisol and lactate-two chemicals associated with stress.
Reduction of free radicals.
Decreased high blood pressure.
Higher skin resistance. Low skin resistance is correlated with higher stress and anxiety levels.
Drop in cholesterol levels. High cholesterol is associated with cardiovascular disease.
Improved flow of air to the lungs resulting in easier breathing.
Higher levels of DHEAS in the elderly.
Increased brain wave coherence. Harmony of brain wave activity in different parts of the brain is associated with greater creativity, improved moral reasoning, and higher IQ.
Decreased anxiety.
Decreased depression.
Decreased irritability and moodiness.
Improved learning ability and memory.
Increased self-actualization.
Increased feelings of vitality and rejuvenation.
Increased happiness.
Increased emotional stability."


  1. Anonymous6:52 AM PST

    Hi Mark
    Greetings from FISU I hope you find our site and our unique form of meditation useful.
    Warmest regards froim London.
    Rajesh Ananda

  2. Rajesh Ananda,

    I will visit your website and look at what you have to offer.

    Best wishes from Red Bluff, California.

    Mike Garofalo