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Meditation helps reduce Stress Hormone

Hi friends,

A new study has again revealed the co-relation between Meditation and stress-reduction. A new research from the Shamatha Project at UC Davis has suggested that focusing on the present rather than letting the mind drift may help to lower levels of the stress hormone cortisol.

High levels of cortisol, a hormone produced by the adrenal gland, are associated with physical or emotional stress. Prolonged release of the hormone contributes to wide-ranging, adverse effects on a number of physiological systems.

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Mindfulness from meditation associated with stress hormone

2 Responses to Meditation helps reduce Stress Hormone

  1. Shawn April 5, 2013 at 5:06 am #

    This is so true! And this is just one of the many reasons meditation is a great stress reducer. The physical benefits like lower levels of cortisol are just the beginning. Meditation is such a liberating experience emotionally, stress is guaranteed to melt away over time.

  2. Meditation Techniques June 28, 2013 at 5:29 am #

    Meditation is such the great thing to provide full rest from your all stress and worries. Meditation increases your confident level & shows a right path of success.

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