“Recently, a large-scale epidemiologic study comparing hypertensive practitioners of Transcendental Meditation (TM) with matched hypertensive controls over two decades revealed a 23% decrease in all-cause mortality (primary outcome), while secondary analyses showed a 30% decrease in the rate of cardiovascular mortality and a 49% de-crease in cancer-related mortality.”
From reduced age related oxidative stress, to slowing of metabolic rate to that of a hibernating animal as well as getting many of its benefits. Reduced inflammatory processes and boosted immune response. Exercise clearly improving our ‘health-span’ if not anything else, and caloric restriction based diets (similarly, yogic or ascetic diet) having a positive effect on all age markers. The results just do not stop impressing.
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