It is scientifically known and accepted that meditation can provide health benefits. It provides a feel good health because it has the capability to make changes in human body. Theses physical changes indirectly control anxiety and the related symptoms of high heart rate, irregular blood pressure, muscle strength, and hormonal balance that reduces stress glands production. Breath control is the key component that meditation has shown in numerous studies. This management is practiced and felt by 50 subjects in a control trial study for 15 days and they showed marked reduction in heart rate . It requires the closing of the eyes to control the acceleration of heart rate.
Cortisol and adrenaline are stress hormones. Through daily meditation practice, their overall production is reduced . Along with neurological benefits, pelvic floor muscles also gained strength with the practice of inhaling and exhaling. With just 10-20 minutes in a day, after every 24 hours, this meditation practice it helps you in regulation of blood at a normal pace, good cardiac health, while decreasing anxiety and lowering the effects of stress.
Meditation has gained millions of practitioners around the world (regardless of the religion) due to the ease it provides to the overall body and somatic symptoms of anxiety. All the conditions that are caused by worsening of physical symptoms are managed by meditation these days. Even American cardiologists and mental health professionals believe in it . The release of tension and tightness from the major muscles of the body including limbs, head, neck and shoulders receive the message of calmness this way. This improves metabolism as well. A thorough body scanning would let you know how it works .