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Does meditation bring down blood pressure numbers, even when a person has hypertension.?

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Dr. Seth Zeidman
Neurosurgery
3 doctors agree

In brief: It can

Meditation can certainly help lower blood pressure for some people.
It doesn;t work for everyone.

In brief: It can

Meditation can certainly help lower blood pressure for some people.
It doesn;t work for everyone.
Dr. Seth Zeidman
Dr. Seth Zeidman
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Dr. Pamela Pappas
Psychiatry
2 doctors agree

In brief: It may help!

Mindfulness-based stress reduction (mbsr) is an 8 week program that trains people to practice meditation and yoga postures in their daily lives.
Groups are becoming more and more available, and patients have had improvements in blood pressure, angina, chronic pain, anxiety, and many other conditions. Here's a small pilot study in hypertension: http://tinyurl.Com/k3dja87 -- positive results.

In brief: It may help!

Mindfulness-based stress reduction (mbsr) is an 8 week program that trains people to practice meditation and yoga postures in their daily lives.
Groups are becoming more and more available, and patients have had improvements in blood pressure, angina, chronic pain, anxiety, and many other conditions. Here's a small pilot study in hypertension: http://tinyurl.Com/k3dja87 -- positive results.
Dr. Pamela Pappas
Dr. Pamela Pappas
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