The TM technique reduces:


high blood pressure

heart attacks


high cholesterol


How TM practice lowers blood pressure

TM has been shown to reduce high blood pressure. This study showed a significant reduction in systolic blood pressure when compared with control techniques and health education.

How TM improves heart health

watch the video with Dr. Susan Steinbaum, Lennox Hill Hospital, in partnership with the David Lynch Foundation

More health benefits

  • Reduced insomnia

    Research has found that serotonin increases as a result of long-term TM practice. Serotonin is a neurotransmitter that regulates mood and the sleep-wake cycle.

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  • Improved heart health

    A study showed a 48% reduction in heart attacks and strokes among at-risk practitioners of the TM technique.

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  • Lower cholesterol

    In a study published in the Journal of Human Stress, people with high cholesterol who practiced the TM technique showed a significant reduction in cholesterol levels, compared to a control group.

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The TM technique is a simple, twice-daily meditation practice that effortlessly improves your health.

Attend a free info session

Attend a group info session (in person or online) to learn more about TM from a certified TM instructor, including why it’s unique, how it works, and what makes it so effective.

What people 
say about TM

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Psychiatric social worker


Marketing strategist

Jerry S, George S, Bob Roth

TV host & comedian

Isabella and Paula

Mother & daughter

Research on the effect of TM on heart health and sleep quality

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