Transcendental Meditation and lifestyle modification increase telomerase, new study finds | EurekAlert! Science News

A new study published in PLOS ONE found that the Transcendental Meditation technique and lifestyle changes both appear to stimulate genes that produce telomerase, an enzyme associated with reduced blood pressure, cardiovascular disease, and mortality. Both stress reduction approaches prevented telomere deterioration, suggesting a possible underlying mechanism for the improved cardiovascular health in a high-risk population.

Source: Transcendental Meditation and lifestyle modification increase telomerase, new study finds | EurekAlert! Science News

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