Meditation for reducing CVD risk

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Abstract

Despite the numerous advances made during the past decades, heart disease remains the number one cause of death in the United States, and the number of deaths has stabilized only recently in the years 2011-2015 (23.4% of deaths in 2015).1,2 Heart disease statistics include the diagnoses of coronary heart disease, hypertension, and stroke.2 With a life expectancy in the United States of 78.8 years,1 continuing to look for means to reduce risk or ameliorate risk factors for cardiac diseases remains a high priority for the medical community.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)57-60
Number of pages4
JournalIntegrative Medicine Alert
Volume21
Issue number5
DOIs
StatePublished - May 1 2018

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Meditation
Heart Diseases
Life Expectancy
Coronary Disease
Cause of Death
Hypertension

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Complementary and alternative medicine

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Meditation for reducing CVD risk. / Baker, Jeffrey.

In: Integrative Medicine Alert, Vol. 21, No. 5, 01.05.2018, p. 57-60.

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