Mindfulness Meditation:How Science Of Mindfulness Meditation Can Help You Improve Your Health.
Many more people in world suffers stress and depression related illness. There are remedies availabe in terms of physiological and antidepressants but often less of awareness unresolved the issue. Many people do try these options but this is also true that not all benefits.
In recent years public interest in meditation, mindfulness and mind control has increased this interest creates scientific community to do research on it. Due to wide acceptance of meditation scientists has loads of data to work on rather than conventional controlled experiments setups.
There is no available facts presents to proof why meditation has increased it acceptance world wide but this shows that this age old indian technique is benefits to all.
My own interest comes to play when I personally feels benefits associated with meditation. This leads to my interest in finding 'how meditation works?what is the science working behind meditation?
There are mechanism used by scientists to study meditation effects on mind called Functional magnetic resonance fMRI rather than usual MRI this machine records our brain activity during and after meditation and results are encouraging to scientific communities.
Neurochemistry of mind
Mind Neurochemistry changes when one do regular meditation for certain no of days and for defined time.
Serotonin increased: Serotonin helps regulate mind and our mood at any given point of time.
Brain alpha wave level increases: these waves are associated with relaxation and reduces stress.
Norepinephrine level reduced: A decrease in norepinephrine, or adrenaline, means lesser stress hormones in your body.
Cortisol reduced: Cortisol is associated with stress hormone.
Dopamine function: Dopamine acts as your body’s reward machine by releasing sucess hormones in our mind.
Studies to confirms the effectiveness of mind
Positive impact on relationships
Calm mind during meditation sessions increases positive nature of mind and reduces conflict in relationships.
Meditation improves our mental health
Simple 10 mins meditation reduces depression and anxiety and enhance mood and feeling of self care. Meditation also help to make positive impacts in students.
Meditation increases compassion
It activated circuits in brain that are connected to good feeling and love association and increases effectiveness to take positive actions.
Regular meditation increases resilience
Studies shows long time meditation helps mind and body to bounce back from any low feeling.
Meditation sharpens our attention
Meditation uses practices to enhance our focus and ability to make attentive decision. It reduces mind wandering and improves our ability to solve problems.
My recommendation is to try out meditation, mindfulness and mind control techniques way you like, time and frequency best suited to you and feel its impact on your mind and body and look what best works for you. Certainly it works.