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Meditation

Meditation is a practice where an individual trains the mind or induces a mode of consciousness, either to realize some benefit or for the mind to simply acknowledge its content without becoming identified with that content, or as an end in itself.

The term meditation refers to a broad variety of practices that includes techniques designed to promote relaxation, build internal energy or life force (qi, ki, prana, etc.) and develop compassion, love, patience, generosity, and forgiveness. A particularly ambitious form of meditation aims at effortlessly sustained single-pointed concentration meant to enable its practitioner to enjoy an indestructible sense of well-being while engaging in any life activity

Protective Factor
Measured in minutes

There are 10 benefits of Meditation, including:

Depression Brain outcome
Decreased risk of Depression
Brain system

3 studies

Anxiety Brain outcome
Decreased risk of Anxiety
Brain system

2 studies

Stress Brain outcome
Minor decreased risk of Stress
Brain system

3 studies

Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) Brain outcome
Decreased risk of Post-traumatic stress...
Brain system

1 study

Dementia Brain outcome
Decreased risk of Dementia
Brain system

1 study

Irritability And Anger Brain outcome
Minor decreased risk of Irritability And Anger
Brain system

1 study

Heart Rate Cardiovascular outcome
Minor decreased risk of Heart Rate
Cardiovascular system

1 study

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There are 1 risk of Meditation, including:

Blood Pressure - Hypertension Cardiovascular outcome
Minor decreased risk of Blood Pressure - Hype...
Cardiovascular system

2 studies

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