Reduced Plasma Cortisol during TM

A significant study showed that the well-known stress hormone plasma cortisol decreases during the actual practice of Transcendental Meditation. On the other hand the study showed that control subjects did not experience any significant change during ordinary relaxation.

Research reference: "Adrenocortical activity during meditation", published in Hormones and Behavior 10(1): 54-60, 1978.


Stress hormone
Reduced plasma cortisol observed during the practice of TM

Increased Relaxation and less Stress through TM

Another study carried out over 3-months looked at managers and employees regularly practising the Transcendental Meditation technique in a Fortune 100 manufacturing company and also a smaller distribution-sales company.

The study showed increased relaxation and less stress among the TM meditators. Basically, TM practitioners displayed :

The study included comparisons with non-meditating control subjects who had similar job positions in the same companies.

Less stress
3 month industrial study shows less stress with TM

Research reference: "A prospective study of the effects of the Transcendental Meditation programme in two business settings, Anxiety, Stress and Coping" Published in the International Journal 6: 245-262, 1993.

The broadcasting effect of brainwave coherence

Laboratory research shows that a meditator's brainwave coherence influences other people's brainwave coherence at some distance away. Read more ... It can also influence other people's cortisol and serotonin levels. Read more ...

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