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The Health Benefits of Meditation

Meditation With advances in technology, there are now many avenues available to improve your health. However, despite all of these new developments, tried, tested and true methods such as meditation still offer a lot myriad health benefits. Here are a few of them.

Increased Immunity
Studies have shown that relaxing through meditation has boosted the immune system of recovering cancer patients. They have also shown that relaxation exercises such as meditation have boosted the amount of natural killer cells in the elderly, leading them to be less likely to develop tumors and prevent viruses from making them sick.

Emotional Control
Meditation is also a great way for people to channel their emotions. It will eliminate negative emotional states by cleansing and clear the mind of emotional memories, leading to a more positive and balanced lifestyle.

Fertility Benefits
According to a study conducted by the University of Western Australia, women who are stressed are less likely to conceive. Therefore, if you are a woman who is trying to have a child and are stressed out, meditation  might be able to help you.

Lowers Blood Pressure
Another great benefit of meditation is that it has been found to lower blood pressure. It makes the body less responsive to stress hormones, ultimately lowering a person’s blood pressure. This can be very helpful to anyone looking to control their high blood pressure or anyone looking to just keep it down in general.

Anti-Inflammatory
If you are stressed out, it can lead to inflammation in your body which can lead to numerous diseases such as heart disease, arthritis, asthma and even psoriasis. So by meditating and relaxing, you lower your stress which in will reduce your inflammation putting you at a smaller risk for the mentioned ailments.

Kundalini Yoga is yoga exercise and meditation that promotes health, happiness, and spiritual awareness. Located in Rochester, NY, we offer numerous classes around Monroe County that can help you reduce your stress. For more information, call us today at 585-309-2135!