The Transcendental Meditation technique is an effective way for anyone to relieve stress, gain inner peace and promote mind-body health.
According to the American Heart Association, the Transcendental Meditation technique is the only meditation practice that has been shown to lower blood pressure.
The AHA scientific statement* also reported the finding that lower blood pressure through Transcendental Meditation practice is associated with substantially reduced rates of death, heart attack and stroke.
The AHA scientific statement concludes with a recommendation that the Transcendental Meditation technique be considered in treatment plans for all individuals with blood pressure greater than 120/80 mm Hg.
* Brook RD et al., Beyond Medications and Diet: Alternative Approaches to Lowering Blood Pressure. A Scientific Statement from the American Heart Association.Hypertension, 61:00, 2013.
The British comedian and actor Russell Brand said that in his life, especially in the area of drug addiction, the Transcendental Meditation (TM) practice granted him a radical turnabout. Since learning the TM technique in 2009, his life has gained unanticipated stability—drug free and happier than ever before. Regarding his TM practice, he affirms, “It’s really good if you’ve had addiction issues.”read more