There has been extensive media coverage of the applications of the Transcendental Meditation program in business, education, and healthcare, including the following press reports.
Whatever your particular health concerns or New Year's resolutions may be—sharper memory, lower blood pressure, less stress, looser-fitting pants—
CEOs have stressful jobs, and some have taken to intense hobbies to find solace from the daily grind. Some practice meditation—or even Transcendental Meditation, a mantra-based technique derived about 50 years ago from ancient Indian practices.
African Americans with heart disease who practiced Transcendental Meditation regularly were 48 percent less likely to have a heart attack, stroke or die from all causes compared with African Americans who attended a health education class over more than four years.
Meditation is helping millions get focused, stay healthy -- and make money.
According to a study published this week in the September/October 2011 issue of the American Journal of Health Promotion (Vol. 26, No. 1, pp. 56-60), people with consistently high health care costs experienced a 28 percent cumulative decrease in physician fees after an average of five years practicing the stress-reducing Transcendental Meditation technique compared with their baseline. Both between and within group comparisons were statistically significant.
Two studies presented this week add to the evidence that this form of stress reduction benefits people with heart disease and those at high risk for it.
Transcendental Meditation, or TM, is one of the most popular meditation programs to date and is known to be effective for stress relief and relaxation.
In a study of adults with coronary heart disease who were stable and were receiving optimal medical care, 16 weeks of transcendental meditation not only led to significant reductions in blood pressure, but also improved heart rate variability and insul
Transcendental Meditation helps lower blood pressure without the side effects that can come from medication, according to a new study.
It is now accepted as having great benefits in relieving stress, and research shows its direct reduction of anxiety and levels of the stress hormone cortisol.
Last week a group of my students were giving a presentation on the spiritual philosopher Ken Wilber.
Transcendental Meditation improves blood pressure and insulin resistance in heart patients, according to a placebo-controlled study carried out at an academic medical center in California
Transcendental Meditation Seen As Health Care Boon
Women with breast cancer reduced stress and improved their mental health and emotional well being through the Transcendental Meditation technique, according to a new study published in the of the peer-reviewed Integrative Cancer Therapies.
Study: Five Months of Daily Meditation May Cut Brain’s Pain Response
Researchers from the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine have found that a widely practiced, stress-reducing meditation technique can significantly reduce the severity of congestive heart failure.
Increasing evidence suggests that Transcendental Meditation may not only reduce stress, but also may help adults with high blood pressure to live longer, according to a new study.
Corporate America is embracing alternative medicine to help employees stay healthy — oh, and to increase profits, of course.
Meditation has been proven (by real, scientific studies at places like Harvard) to reduce stress and provide other benefits such as lowering blood pressure, etc.
Nevertheless, it seems like meditation is a drug-free solution that may help children focus no matter what the diagnosis.
Transcendental Meditation (TM) may help blood vessels relax as it relaxes the mind, reducing heart disease risks along the way.
A new study suggests that meditation may improve the ability of the blood vessels to relax and reduce the risk of heart disease.
Data from a meta-analysis demonstrate the efficacy of Transcendental Meditation in those with high anxiety. According to researchers, the method is more effective than treatment as usual and most alternative therapies.
Studies highlight relaxation technique as effective treatment for range of ailments afflicting heart, blood
Doctors and researchers believe the relaxation caused by meditating may possibly decrease activity in the sympathetic nervous system, which in turn might cause the smooth muscles in the arteries to relax.
Meditation increasingly is being worked into hospital rehabilitation programs as studies show it can lower blood pressure and help patients with chronic illness cope with pain and depression.
Meditation might help protect college students against stress and improve their ability to learn, suggests a study that examined the effects of Transcendental Meditation (TM) on stress reactivity and brain functioning.
According to a recent study, murmuring your mantra regularly might cut your risk of heart attack and stroke.
November 14, 2012 -- What if there was an easy way to reduce deaths, heart attacks and strokes in heart patients?