Meditation Decreases Inflammation, Boost Anti-Aging Enzyme

by Mike Mutzel


We’ve known for a while that meditation changes the brain, affecting stress perception and memory.

But what about the rest of the body? It turns out that meditation may slow down the aging process and also decrease inflammation, says a new study.

Video Review: Mindfulness Meditation Affects the immune system, Enzymes Linked to Aging

Some pretty significant findings were made in a new study titled, Mindfulness meditation and the immune system: a systematic review of randomized controlled trials published in the Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences.

Here are some details from this meta-analysis:

In brief, they found that meditation affects the immune system in a myriad of different ways. Meditation:

1) Reduces inflammation by decreasing the activity of the pro-inflammatory transcription factor NF-kB

2) Decreases CRP

3) Increases T-helper cell count (in HIV-positive individuals)

4) Increases telomerase, the enzyme that protects DNA and slow cellular aging


Black, D. S., & Slavich, G. M. (2016). Mindfulness meditation and the immune system: a systematic review of randomized controlled trials. Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences

The Best App to Learn Meditation

I share this information with you because I’ve experienced some pretty amazing transformations in my life since using this Muse meditation headband.

It’s like having a personal mediation coach by your side to let you when your brain is calm, and when it’s not.

This portable/mobile quantitative EEG device tracks brain waves and gives you gentle feedback.

Muse: The Brain Sensing Headband – Black

HeartMath Inner Balance-Lightning Sensor for Iphone5 and Ipad Air

The Muse meditation headband really helps make regular meditation practice easier and can be used alongside HeartMath too.



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  1. Great information

    Meditation is a must have tool to stop the noise in today’s polluted world

    Recommend Pangushengong, a mindful form of qigong to radically transform your mind and body, no matter what complicated problems you might be facing.

    Training with master Ou Wen Wei is a rare gift in today’s world

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