Dr. Oz Featured in the Huffington Post Endorsing the Transcendental Meditation Program
An article in the Huffington Post features Dr. Mehmet Oz and a video of his recent presentation on the benefits of the Transcendental Meditation program for reducing stress and promoting heart health. Dr. Oz gave this powerful talk at the “Change Begins Within” benefit at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City.
Dr. Oz is a nationally renowned medical expert—you may have seen him on The Doctor Oz Show or during one of his frequent appearances on Oprah. He is a heart surgeon and medical professor at Columbia University.
In this brief video, Dr. Oz explains how the human heart is impacted by the buildup of daily stress, and presents research showing why the Transcendental Meditation program has emerged as a major tool to help prevent the leading cause of death in the Western world: heart disease.
Here’s an excerpt from the Huffington Post article. Please click here to read the whole article and watch the video.
From the Huffington Post:
Meditation is emerging as a powerful stress buster. Research shows that it can have health benefits equivalent to or better than some of the leading medications for reducing high blood pressure and high cholesterol.
Dr. Oz is a meditator himself and spoke at the “Change Begins Within” benefit on December 13. The event was held by the David Lynch Foundation to raise funds to teach 10,000 veterans with PTSD how to meditate. Addressing the impact of stress and its toll on the human heart, Dr. Oz explained how the Transcendental Meditation technique reduces the three main risk factors for heart disease.
“As a heart surgeon, I see the effects of stress on the heart... This meditation, we believe, can help a lot of people. It’s important to understand exactly how TM reduces stress and stress-related disorders.”
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