Brain Optimizing Benefits of Meditation

  • Reduce pain, high blood pressure, irritable bowel syndrome, ulcerative colitis, anxiety, depression, menopausal symptoms, inflammation, and insomnia

  • Increase gray matter in the frontal cortex which is associated with working memory and executive function

  • Activate frontoparietal attention networks

  • Deactivate default mode network which is associated with reduced rumination

  • Improve the function of the left hippocampus which assists in learning, cognition, memory, and emotional regulation

  • Improve the function of the temporoparietal junction which is associated with perspective taking, empathy, and compassion

  • Decrease amygdala reactivity which correlates with reduced emotional reactivity and a reduction in stress levels

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