Meditation and Cardiovascular Risk Reduction

Published: September 28, 2017

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  • Despite advances in the prevention and treatment of atherosclerosis, cardiovascular disease (CVD) is still a leading cause of morbidity and mortality.
  • Meditation instruction and practice is accessible and may be a cost-effective adjunct to more traditional medical therapies.
  • This statement examines the data on potential benefits of meditation on CV risk