Levels of immune cells in transcendental meditation practitioners
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Examines the influence of exercise on the human immune system. Analysis of the general effects of exercise; Simultaneous existence of both stress and effects of exercise; Effect of body conditioning on the increase and decrease of immune functions in the blood; Effect of the migration of the...
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The article recommends ways to further boost or improve health. For those already exercising, they are advised to add yoga or meditation to their routine since both activities reduce the effects of stress in addition to regular exercise, and having less stress improves the immune system's...
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Yoga is an ancient Indian way of life, which includes changes in mental attitude, diet, and the practice of speciic techniques such as yoga asanas (postures), breathing practices (pranayamas), and meditation to attain the highest level of consciousness. Since a decade, there has been a surge in...
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Looks at some Eastern contributions to the promotion of self-realization, in particular a technique in the Hindu Yoga meditative tradition called Transcendental Meditation. Examination of research in alpha brain wave biofeedback training originating from electroencephalogram monitoring of Zen...
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A calendar of events for the North Carolina area from July to December 2009 is presented which includes an acupuncture consultation and treatment, a yoga session, and a transcendental meditation program.