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Posts Tagged ‘PTSD’

CNN Discusses TM’s Effect on Veterans with PTSD

11/14/2012

With the rising concern among Americans about the plight of veterans, CNN’s Soledad O’Brien interviewed Russell Simmons and Bob Roth of the David Lynch Foundation about the increasing use of the Transcendental Meditation technique for helping veterans suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). Read more

Great new book: “Transcendental Meditation: The Essential Teachings of Maharishi Mahesh Yogi”

10/30/2012

Jack Forem, a student at the University of California, first met Maharishi Mahesh Yogi in 1966 when Maharishi lectured on Transcendental Meditation on the Berkeley campus. “I was impressed by Maharishi’s wisdom, practicality, and humor,” Jack recalls. Read more

New Video—TM projects around the world: Saving lives by helping people overcome traumatic stress

10/02/2012

More than 250,000 at-risk children and adults who suffer from the devastating effects of acute stress have learned the Transcendental Meditation technique over the past five years through the work of the David Lynch Foundation. Read more

“TM saved my life”—Suicidal Afghanistan war veteran who suffered from PTSD

08/02/2012

FAIRFIELD, IOWA Military police sergeants, civilian police officers and SWAT team members are all supposed to be tough. Luke Jensen was all three, so when the stress of combat began eating away at him, he felt so ashaHamed, he wanted to die. Read more

Military Leaders, Medical Researchers Promote TM for Resilience and Health

05/09/2012

More than 130 military and governmental leaders and medical researchers gathered on May 3rd at the Army and Navy Club in Washington, D.C. for a national summit on “Resilience, the Brain and Meditation.” Read more

TM Helps Women Vets Overcome the Stress of Military Life

03/13/2012

According to the National Center for PTSD trauma exposure is quite common for many women, and that women are more likely to develop chronic PTSD than men. While women are less likely to be exposed to circumstances of combat, women are more likely to experience military sexual trauma… Read more

Helping Veterans and Their Families Overcome Post-Traumatic Stress

11/11/2011

Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) can have a crushing impact on the lives of veterans. But worse, it is often contagious. The negative psychological and emotional traumas of a vet’s past can spread to his or her family members and other caregivers—with nightmarish consequences… Read more

PTSD & The Brain: How TM can help

08/16/2011

Now more than ever we are aware of the impact of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) on veterans returning from the front lines of wars in the middle east… Read more

Veterans Show a 50% Reduction in PTSD Symptoms After 8 Weeks of Transcendental Meditation

06/29/2011

Veterans of the Iraq/Afghanistan wars showed a 50 percent reduction in their symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) after just eight weeks of practicing the stress-reducing…
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“Meditation promoted for soldiers suffering from PTSD” – CNN

06/14/2011

This past week gala events in San Francisco, Los Angeles, New York City and Washington, DC drew celebrities, scientists and doctors, and huge crowds to promote the use the Transcendental Meditation program as an… Read more

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