A recent Huffignton Post article states that:
“Meditation alters the activity of genes linked to stress and depression, a study has shown.
Researchers examined evidence for mind-body interventions (MBIs) such as meditation, yoga and Tai Chi, affecting DNA, Press Association reports.
Data from 18 studies involving 846 participants revealed a pattern of molecular changes in the body that benefit mental and physical health.
The key was nothing to do with unblocking Chakras but a gene-regulating stress molecule called nuclear factor kappa B (NF-kB).
Under its influence, certain genes switch on a “fight or flight” response to stress which over time can increase the risk of cancer, accelerated ageing, and mental disorders such as depression.”
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