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3. Meditation as an alternative medicine


The use of meditation for healing is not new. Meditative techniques are the product of diverse cultures and peoples around the world. It has been rooted in the traditions of the world's great religions. In fact, practically all religious groups practice meditation in one form or another. The value of meditation to alleviate suffering and promote healing has been known and practiced for thousands of years.More and more doctors are prescribing meditation as a way to lower blood pressure, improve exercise performance in people with angina, help people with asthma breathe more easily, relieve insomnia and generally relax the everyday stresses of life. Some research shows that meditation may help such conditions as:





•High blood pressure Heart disease