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Why TM?

What TM is and what
it can do for you  

ABC Good Morning America

What did they say
about TM?  

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Proven Effective for
stress and anxiety

Stanford research:
TM is twice as effective  

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and steps to learn  

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What’s the evidence?

A summary of studies from
Harvard, Stanford, and more  

Is TM really easy
to practice?

Ellen Degeneres shares her experience  

American Heart Association

TM is the only meditation
found to lower blood pressure  

How is TM different?

Different forms of meditation
produce very different results  

What is enlightenment?

Inner calm, clarity and
harmony in daily life  

“An island of calm”

Paul McCartney  

VIDEO — INTRO TO TM

Bob Roth, Director
David Lynch Foundation (20:44)  

VIDEO — TM & SCIENCE

John Hagelin, PhD
Quantum Physicist (16:40)  

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American Heart Association

Summary of Policy
Statement Issued by the
American Heart Association
(April 2013)

According to the American Heart Association, the Transcendental Meditation technique is the only meditation practice that has been shown to lower blood pressure.

The AHA’s scientific statement* said: “Because of many negative studies or mixed results and a paucity of available trials, all other meditation techniques [including Mindfulness] received a ‘Class III, no benefit, Level of Evidence C’ recommendation. Thus, other meditation techniques are not recommended in clinical practice to lower BP at this time.”

Reduced rates of death, heart attack and stroke

The AHA scientific statement also reported the finding that lower blood pressure through Transcendental Meditation practice is associated with substantially reduced rates of death, heart attack and stroke.

The AHA scientific statement concludes that alternative treatments that include the Transcendental Meditation technique are recommended for consideration in treatment plans for all individuals with blood pressure greater than 120/80 mm Hg.

* Brook RD et al., Beyond Medications and Diet: Alternative Approaches to Lowering Blood Pressure. A Scientific Statement from the American Heart Association. Hypertension, 61:00, 2013.

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