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Meditation Reduces Heart Attack Risk by 50%

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Meditation is good for the body as well as the mind, scientists have discovered, as the practice significantly reduces the risk of a heart attack for people with heart disease.

Patients with heart disease who practised Transcendental Meditation cut their chances of a heart attack, stroke and death by half, compared with non-meditating patients, the first study of its kind has found.

Telegraph; November 17, 2009

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Written by heartcurrents

January 31, 2010 at 8:05 pm

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