Major Heart Group Says Meditation May Be Helpful Against Heart Disease

Sep 29, 2017, 11:24 AM

For the first time, the American Heart Association (AHA) is issuing a statement on the effects of meditation on the heart. AHA experts reviewed dozens studies analyzing eight different types of meditation and their effects on various heart disease risk factors and outcomes, from heart attack to blood pressure, stress, atherosclerosis and smoking cessation.

Overall, the studies are encouraging, says Dr.