Saturday, April 7, 2012

You Docs: Daily Meditation Keeps The Brain Healthy And Wise

Jason Bourne (Matt Damon) could have figured out who he was, and Joel Barish (Jim Carey) might have been UNerased, if they'd just practiced meditation. We YOU Docs firmly believe daily meditation transforms the mind, body and spirit by making grey (and white) matter grow in brain regions that affect learning and mood. Plus, meditation reduces stress and strengthens your cardiovascular system.

New findings add to all that! Seems that people with mild memory loss or the early stages of Alzheimer's can increase cerebral blood flow, boost mood and relieve anxiety, tension and fatigue with as little as 12 minutes of meditation a day. And that helps restore recall and deter future memory loss.

What about those of us who don't have memory loss yet? Meditation has protective powers, keeping the brain healthy and wise. So, if you want to give meditation a try, follow this four-step plan. (MORE)

Source: Oregonlive.com

1 comment:

APOORV RASTOGI said...

Yes meditation keeps your mind stress free and it is very hand way to keep yourself calm and to meditate is good exercise for one's mind.