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Look For The Calm Within Yourself

Updated: Aug 11, 2019


The benefits of meditation.


The effects of stress on the body are many and some include;

  • Decreased nutrient absorption

  • Decreased gut flora populations

  • Decrease in thyroid hormone

  • Decrease in sex hormone

  • Increase in inflammation

  • Increased nutrient excretion

  • Increased cortisol production


With a daily practice of meditation, it can take as little as two minutes to calm the nervous system and switch the body from a sympathetic to parasympathetic state, allowing the body to reduce anxiety and operate in a state of healing and assimilation.



Habitual meditation helps reduce anxiety and anxiety-related mental health issues like social anxiety, phobias and obsessive-compulsive behaviours.


The following link Written by Matthew Thorpe, MD, PhD on July 5, 2017

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