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A Meditation Technique That Changes the Brain

Science says the ancient practice has benefits beyond reducing stress, lowering blood pressure

En español | As a certified nurse practitioner working at a busy university student health center in Albuquerque, N.M., Barbara Krause had been intrigued by the promise of mindfulness meditation—a technique taught at more than 200 hospitals around the country as a way to combat stress and gain some relief from a busy mind. Studies have long found that the practice lowers blood pressure, diminishes the risk of stroke and reduces stress. … Back to Article

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