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Transcendental Meditation


Review of Systematic Reviews on Transcendental Meditation


The following studies are funded by organizations with financial interest, and/or are biased or of poor quality:

This study is published by the for profit organization of TM, Maharishi University of Management: https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s11906-007-0094-3


The following studies hold to scientific methods:

The claim that TM has a specific and cumulative effect on cognitive function is not supported by the evidence from randomised controlled trials. https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/BF03040500

Insufficient evidence to conclude whether or not Transcendental Meditation decreases blood pressure: results of a systematic review of randomized clinical trials. https://journals.lww.com/jhypertension/Abstract/2004/11000/Insufficient_evidence_to_conclude_whether_or_not.2.aspx

There is some evidence to suggest that muscular relaxation may warrant further investigation for the improvement of lung function in asthma patients, but the evidence for hypnotherapy, autogenic training, biofeedback, and transcendental meditation is less promising. https://thorax.bmj.com/content/57/2/127


Editorials with links to studies:

http://transcendental-meditation-honestly.blogspot.com/2009/12/transcendental-meditation-coherence-lie.html


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