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What is meditation?

Meditation is an alternative way to relax and consciously calm the body and mind, while still awake and aware.

Meditation has been used for thousands of years by societies and groups all around the world for contemplation and healing.

There are many different types of mediation methods in existence today.


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Important meditation facts

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Why meditation is important

Meditation is one of the proven alternative therapies that can assist with many conditions.

More conventional medical practitioner are prescribing meditation to their patients as a way to release stress, to lower blood pressure, to assist asthmatics to breath easier and to relieve insomnia.

Meditation is generally a safe and simple way to blance the physical, emotional and mental states of the body.


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Last reviewed: 30 September 2007 || Last updated: 14 March 2010


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NOTE: Mega doses of any type of vitamin, mineral, amino acid or herbal supplement cannot cure illnesses and in fact can be very dangerous and produce toxic side effects and interfere with medicine you are taking. Always ensure you consult your doctor before taking any type of complementary supplements.
Disclaimer: This guide is not intended to be used for diagnostic or prescriptive purposes. For any treatment or diagnosis of illness, please see your doctor.


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