Meditation exercises the mind in the same way we exercise our body. This “brain training” can help us deal with stress in a healthy way. And since health issues like cardiovascular disease, anxiety, addiction, sleeplessness, and other ailments are at least in some part stress-induced, meditation has the power to reduce the symptoms of some debilitating diseases and health issues.
Check out this meditation infographic for more science-backed specifics on the health benefits of a regular meditation practice.
*Thanks to BestMedicalDegrees.com for doing the health research and putting this meditation infographic together!