Meditation Articles Series
DISEASE PREVENTION WITH MEDITATION
Yes, research points to lowering your stress with meditation. Stress it seems is the number one culprit for all diseases.
Here are some more emotional, and physical ailments that meditation addresses. Research indicates that panic attacks, depression, ulcers, insomnia, high blood pressure, fibromyalgia, irritable bowel syndrome, psoriasis, and tension headaches are helped and often alleviated with meditation. It has also been found to be a particularly effective way of dealing with pain. People also cope well with the stress of cancer with a meditation practice.
You donít have to be ill to meditate. I am finding more and more with meditation that I can no longer live in ways that are unhealthy for me, or be in relationships that distress my body and emotions. It seems to me that the body with its innate wisdom will guide us if we take time each day to enter into stillness and silence.