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how do you do meditation?

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Dr. QH TRAN
Dr. QH TRAN answered
29 years experience Child Psychiatry
Different techniques: There are many ways to mediate, depends on what you want to attain. Most simple technique involves paying attention to your breathing and counting breaths. During this time, try focus on your breathing and nothing else.
Answered on Jun 11, 2018
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Dr. Randy Baker
39 years experience Holistic Medicine
Conscious breathing: There are many different ways to meditate but the essence is taking slow deep breaths while focusing on the process & focusing your mind on a sound or image. One of my favorite techniques is to take a deep breath in & softly say "ommm" or "aoum" (ahh,ohh,ooo,mmm) as you breathe out, focusing on how the sound vibrates you.See http://tinyurl.com/hmcqfbg & https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a8GrUeE0eHs
Answered on Mar 7, 2018
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Dr. Michael Rothman
34 years experience Internal Medicine
Abdominal breathing: Studies have shown that meditation can have positive effects on your autonomic nervous system, your immune system and your hormonal systems, thus rebalancing your overall metabolism. Proper abdominal breathing techniques are paramount in achieving the relaxation response. You do not need to be a master. Find someone who can teach you this and then practice it consistently.
Answered on Jun 11, 2018
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