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Sources and References
National Center for Biotechnology Information
Meditation's Effect on the Brain: Meditation experience is associated with increased cortical thickness.
Meditation's Effect on the Heart: Effect of Buddhist meditation on serum cortisol and total protein levels, blood pressure, pulse rate, lung volume and reaction time.
Meditation's Effect on the Telomeres: Can meditation slow rate of cellular aging? Cognitive stress, mindfulness, and telomeres.
Meditation's Effect on the Genes: Genomic counter-stress changes induced by the relaxation response.
Meditation's Effect on the Immune System: Alterations in brain and immune function produced by mindfulness meditation.
WebMD Health Professional Network
Meditation's Effect on Inflammation: Mindfulness-Based Meditation May Help Reduce Inflammation.