Tag: meditation

Dementia symptoms diminished with regular yoga, meditation

Yoga and meditation can have a significant affect on your mental health. Helen Lavretsky, M.D., M.S., director of the late-life mood, stress, and wellness research program at the Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior at UCLA explains the benefits of participating in Yoga and Meditation: “In a way, both yoga and meditation are ‘brain… Read More

#MUIcares: 4 tips for better breast health

Our campaign for breast cancer awareness, #MUIcares, and the month of October are coming to a close, but that doesn’t mean that breast health is any less important other times of the year. Regular screenings are absolutely important, but what else can you do to ensure that you give yourself the best chance against getting… Read More

Living Healthy in an 8-5 World: Meditation for Beginners

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The idea of meditation can seem a little overwhelming or abstract, but it is not just for hippies and yogis. The health benefits of meditation cannot be ignored.   “Any condition that is caused or worsened by stress can be alleviated through meditation,” says Herbert Benson, M.D., a cardiologist and founder of the Mind/Body Institute at… Read More