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How often do people practice transcendental meditation (TM)?

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People practice TM twice a day for 15 to 20 minutes. That usually means once in the morning before breakfast and once in the afternoon before dinner.

From: Transcendental Meditation WebMD Medical Reference

SOURCES:

National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine: “Meditation: An Introduction.”

American Cancer Society: “Meditation.”

Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality: “Meditation Practices for Health: State of the Research.”

Maharishi Foundation USA: “The Transcendental Meditation Program: How to Learn,” “The Transcendental Meditation Program: Research.”

UpToDate.

Cath Lab Digest: "American Heart Association: Transcendental Meditation a Proven Approach to Lowering Blood Pressure, Doctors May Consider in Clinical Practice."

Reviewed by Melinda Ratini on October 29, 2017

SOURCES:

National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine: “Meditation: An Introduction.”

American Cancer Society: “Meditation.”

Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality: “Meditation Practices for Health: State of the Research.”

Maharishi Foundation USA: “The Transcendental Meditation Program: How to Learn,” “The Transcendental Meditation Program: Research.”

UpToDate.

Cath Lab Digest: "American Heart Association: Transcendental Meditation a Proven Approach to Lowering Blood Pressure, Doctors May Consider in Clinical Practice."

Reviewed by Melinda Ratini on October 29, 2017

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