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Meditation Creates Reduction in Health Costs

Meditation is among the complementary health care practices, like massage, shown to have several benefits; and many massage therapists use meditation as a self-care or spiritual practice.

New research shows medical costs decreased 28 percent among high-spending health care consumers after five years of transcendental meditation practice.

The study shows people with consistently high health care costs experienced a 28-percent cumulative decrease in physician fees after an average of five years practicing the stress-reducing transcendental meditation technique compared with their baseline.

"In most populations, a small fraction of people account for the majority of health care costs," a press release noted. "In the U.S., the highest-spending 10 percent in the general population incurred 60 to 70 percent of total medical expenditures annually."

Chronic stress is the number-one factor contributing to high medical expenses, the press release added.

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To see the results of this study, please see HERE

And, we invite you to have a look at our topical study on MEDITATION

Finally, please see this very enlightening study by Peter Holley titled "Meditation in The Urantia Book (Jesus Style Meditation)"

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