Meditating May Be Good for Your Heart
A number of seated yoga disciplines show a possible modest benefit
Meditation may decrease the risk of heart disease, but the key word to remember is “may.”
Research suggests there is a possible modest benefit from various types of “sitting meditation.”
Some types of yoga that researchers believe may be pluses are: samatha, vipassana (insight meditation), mindful meditation, Zen meditation (zazen), raja, loving kindness (metta), Transcendental Meditation and relaxation response.