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Physiological benefits of relaxation and meditation

Physiological benefits of relaxation and meditation Marked decrease in oxygen consumption, metabolic rate, respiration rate Reduction in blood pressure and heart rate Reduction in serum cholesterol, increase in skin resistance (an accurate marker of stress responses, decrease in blood lactate Changes in electro-encephalogram patterns, including an increase in alpha and Theta waves, (very relaxing waves) […]