Say Om: Doctors Find Meditation Affects Your Body

It turns out peaceful thoughts really can influence our bodies, right down to the instructions we receive from our DNA, according to a new study. Researchers for the study, published in the Public Library of Science, took blood samples from a group of 19 people who habitually meditated or prayed for years, and 19 others who never meditated. The researchers ran genomic analyses of the blood and found that the meditating group suppressed more than twice the number of stress-related genes --...Full Story
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