Research shows meditation improves the immune system and reduces blood pressure. | The Promise of Mindfulness Meditation |

Meditation improves the immune system, reduces blood pressure and even sharpens the mind, according to research.


The authors identify four key components of "mindfulness" - the state of meditation - that may account for its effects: attention regulation, body awareness, emotion regulation, and sense of self. Together, these help us deal with the effects of stress.


Kat Tansey