Meditation relieves stress in women with breast cancer 
For managing stress and finding the inner strength to deal with a serious illness, many women find that learning Transcendental Meditation is a key factor. Not only does effective meditation provide deep relaxation and calm, but also better intuition and clarity of mind to face the challenges of fighting for one's life. A recent study gives encouragement for women with breast cancer for improving their ability to manage stress and find solace from within. Read more

Heart disease: How Transcendental Meditation can help
Most women don't even know that heart disease is the number one killer women in America. More education about the risk factors and prevention is needed. Many life style factors, such as poor diet and lack of exercise, contribute to the disease, but experts agree that stress underlies them all. That is why the National Institutes of Health has granted over $20 million to study the effects of the Transcendental Meditation program on the prevention and treatment of heart disease, hypertension, and stroke. Read more

Stress and addiction
Experts in addiction tell us the relationship between stress and addiction is deeper than circumstantial; indeed, it runs right down to the cells in our brain. The Transcendental Meditation technique has been found to improve brain functioning and create deep coherent rest for the physiology, helping behavior. Read more

Meditation vs. power napping

Although meditation is not a replacement for sleep at night, it could be an alternative to napping. Neuroscientist brain wave patterns show synchronous alpha throughout the entire brain.
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Dr. Oz recommends meditation for reducing high cholesterol, high blood pressure, diabetes and obesity

Meditation is emerging as a powerful stress-buster. Research shows that it can have health benefits equivalent to or better than some of the leading medications for reducing high blood pressure and high cholesterol.
"As a heart surgeon, I see the effects of stress on the heart as the leading cause of death in the Western world. This meditation, we believe, can help a lot of people. It's important to understand exactly how TM reduces stress and stress-related disorders." Read more...
Meditation: The missing component in health care reform
Imagine entering a doctor's office and being greeted by a sign saying, "Quiet, Meditation in Progress," and finding a waiting room full of people sitting with eyes closed. The doctor seated amongst them opens one eye and motions to you to sit down and join in. Could this vision be the missing component of healthcare reform? Read more