After one month of transcendental meditation, 80 percent had symptoms reduced to below the clinical level
Wonderful news for those suffering from post traumatic stress disorder after harrowing events – practicing the Transcendental Meditation (TM) technique, can offer a powerful reprieve according to a new study published in Military Medicine.
The 41 veterans and 5 active-duty soldiers in the study had been diagnosed with clinical levels of PTSD, as measured by the PTSD Checklist-Civilian (PCL-5). After one month, 87% had a clinically significant decrease of more than 10 points. The reduction was so great that 37 participants (80%) had their symptoms reduced to below the clinical level, meaning that they were no longer considered to have a disorder.
Before continuing, you may be interested in this powerful video produced by the David Lynch Foundation in tandem with the study:
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