U.S. News, HuffPost: Transcendental meditation may help relieve PTSD

Transcendental meditation may help ease post-traumatic stress disorder symptoms in some soldiers and seems to reduce their need for medication, a new study reported on in U.S. News & World Report and the Huffington Post found.

“Regular practice of transcendental meditation provides a habit of calming down and healing the brain,” study lead author Vernon Barnes, a physiologist at the Georgia Prevention Institute at the Medical College of Georgia. Read the articles on U.S. News & World Report and the Huffington Post.

U.S. News & World Report: Transcendental meditation may help relieve PTSD
Huffington Post: How meditation can help active-duty soldiers 

January 12, 2016

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