Sympathetic activity and transcendental meditation

  title={Sympathetic activity and transcendental meditation},
  author={Rainer Lang and K. Dehof and Kristina Meurer and Wiltrud Kaufmann},
  journal={Journal of Neural Transmission},
Ten male advanced meditators and ten male long-term meditators subjected themselves four times to slight physical exercise following a period of rest, meditation or reading. Daily urine excretions of catecholamines and VMA were determined in both groups. On the experimental days 4-hour urine specimens, one before and one after the experiments, were again collected for analysis. During the experiments blood pressure and heart rate were measured continuously and blood samples were taken for… CONTINUE READING
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