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Studies on Effects of Meditation to be Published

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA, July 2, 2001: Dr. Ramesh Manocha, head of the meditation research program at The Royal Hospital for Women in Randwick, has collected preliminary data on the effects of meditation among patients. Successfully used to treat migraines, asthma, hot flushes, and occupational stress, meditation has been intuitively recommended by GP’s to help their patients. Dr. Ramesh’s scientific research has backed up the mind-body connection. After practicing meditation, those suffering from asthma attacks improved and those with migraines had fewer of them or the intensity was less. In some cases the migraines disappeared only to return if the person stopped meditating. Fifteen menopausal women with hot flushes showed a 70% improvement in their symptoms after only eight weeks of meditating. Over 50 people found a “real and measurable difference” in their occupational stress.

Source : http://www.dailytelegraph.com.au/common/story_page/0,5936,2238852%255E3163,00.html

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