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Meditation improves blood pressure even in children

Experts from the Medical College of Georgia claim that meditation can effectively lower blood pressure, anxiety, stress, depression and addictions even in healthy young people. Medications, diet and exercise can further improve high blood pressure. The NIH encourages people at risk of high blood pressure to engage in meditation. Early meditation can reduce the risk of high blood pressure in adulthood by as much as 12%. A study involving school children found that 20 minutes of daily mediation produced a significant blood pressure benefit in all students. The meditation simply involved closing their eyes and concentrating solely on breathing.

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About: Meditation improves blood pressure even in children

Date: 6 December 2004

Source: Web MD Medical News

Author: Miranda Hitti

URL: http://my.webmd.com/content/article/97/104604.htm

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