Treating high blood pressure with meditation is easy you are not solely limited to the use of drugs. You can lower your blood pressure naturally. Meditation has been proven to have a significant effect on lowering blood pressure. Always try the natural methods like meditation, diet and life style adjustments before having to rely on medication which often can have negative side effects. Now please do not read this and think you can stop taking your medication and follow these recommendations and everything will be better. Make sure if you are on medication to talk with your doctor and let him know that you are starting to make some life adjustments with meditation, diet and activities and he will help you monitor how you are doing and hopefully can slowly decrease the medication you are on and very possibly quit taking it all together. About 50 million adults in the United States alone are living with high blood pressure/hypertension. When left untreated this can damage the kidneys, lead to heart attack, or stroke and even heart failure. Heart disease is the leading cause of death in the U.S. and the simple practice of mindfulness and meditation can reduce your chance significantly helping to keep you healthy and strong well in to your later years.
Sometimes people start a meditation practice thinking that it will fix all mental and physical problems magically. This could not be further from the truth. Everything has a learning curve. Whether you are learning to ride a bike, sing a song or pick up salsa dancing when you start you do not immediately reap the benefits of the activity. A common problem that many people have is that they will try something once and if it is not easy they will start looking for a list of excuses as to why they cannot do it. I don’t have the time I am distracted too easily I can’t relax because… I have never been able to do that They can do that because… I am not like them And the list goes on. It is easy for people to come up with reasons why they fail or are not good at something. This gives them something to blame rather than looking for the solution making it easier for them to accept. Meditation Practice does not just make all of this go away… This is ok. Meditation is expanding your awareness and opening up your minds to see things from many different perspectives. Remember when you were a child seeing things from […]