Mediation is a very beneficial practice. It can help you with a full range of health issues. There are no side effects from meditation. And anyone can do it, regardless of age or current health level of the individual. Below are the top five health benefits from meditation.
Increase Blood Flow in the Body
Meditation will help you with blood flow throughout the cardiovascular system in the body. Deep, focused breathing is essential to helping the lungs and heart increase oxygen levels. More oxygen in the body and head can lead to better cognitive functions. It can also help you with fatigue and raising your natural energy levels. One of the main reasons people are often tired is because of shallow breathing practices.
Meditation Improves Sexual Libido
Meditation helps to increase focus in the moment and stimulates sexual anxiety and libido. One of the main reasons people underperform in bed is because of performance anxiety. Meditation helps you bring your awareness into the present moment. The more focused you are in the present moment, the more you can focus on your partner and the experience of sex. Also, deep breathing will increase blood flow, that will naturally improve sensitivity to touch.
Meditation Relieves Stress and Anxiety
Meditation is a great way to stop anxiety over a long period of time. Anxiety stems from fear of the future or traumatic past experiences. Meditation will help you naturally heal past experiences and pull you into the present moment. When you are in the present moment, fear of the future cannot exist. Meditation can actually be more effective than anxiety medications like Xanax and Valium. Another benefit is, meditation will naturally lower blood pressure as well.
Meditation Improves Posture
You’ll find that as you meditate, your posture will naturally start to improve. This happens as your energy levels start to improve from the increased oxygen levels in the body. It also happens as meditation starts to heal your past and dissolve limiting beliefs about yourself. Over time, you’ll find that you naturally start to stand up right and will look people in the eyes more often. Improved posture helps with cardiovascular health as well as improved cognitive functions. Correct posture also helps spinal fluid travel easier improving mental clarity.
Speeds up the Process of Hangover Recovery
If you’re hungover, you can count on meditation helping as well. It helps you by increasing blood flow to the brain and oxygenating your brain and body. Deep, focused breathing also stimulates the lymphatic system, the body’s natural toxin removal system. As you breathe and the lymph glands are stimulated through increased oxygen, your body will start to eliminate the toxins produced by alcohol. Try meditating for 30-40 minutes if you’re hungover. By the end of the meditation, you’ll likely notice a huge improvement on how you feel.
There really is no reason to not meditate daily. Meditation will improve your life in a multitude of ways. And over the course of a few months and years it will improve your health – mentally, physically and spiritually.