Restlessness, anxiety, foggy mind, tired body and stress are problems that all of us are facing today. What if we told you that including just five minutes of meditation could give you respite from all the above.

Meditation has a number of advantages, and if you include it in your lifestyle, you will note that it is good for your mind, body and soul.

Increase immunity
Researchers suggest that meditation has the power to change one’s body on a genetic level. People who have been practicing relaxing techniques like meditation and yoga seem to have more disease fighting genes. Within just two months of practicing meditation, genes in the body can kill diseased cells, fight inflammation, and protect the body from cancer as well.

Improves Sleep
Millions of people all around the world are afflicted with sleep disorders, which may be closely related to high stress levels. Meditation can help one find respite from restless sleep. It can also help reduce fatigue, depression and insomnia.

Manage Pain
Meditation can help you increase the tolerance of pain, it also helps decrease depression, anxiety and the use of pain medication. Mindfulness meditation has been used by many to manage pain from a variety of conditions such as headaches, chest pain, lower back pain and gastrointestinal discomfort as well.

Lower Blood Pressure
Meditation helps the body become more responsive to the stress hormone, similar to what blood pressure medication does to reduce levels of blood pressure.

Just five minutes of meditation a day can do wonders for your mind, body and soul. It is known to help improve one’s digestion, improve fertility, improve one’s emotional wellbeing and overall life as well.

You can speak with a Registered Holistic Nutritionist or get in touch with a Homeopath to learn how meditation, yoga and eating right can bring your life and health back on track.