• By Dana Sparks

FRIDAY MYTH OR MATTER-OF-FACT

March 2, 2013

Photo of the radio show co-hosts Dr. Shives and Tracy McCray

"MEDITATION IS LIKE HYPNOTIZING YOURSELF"

This Saturday we'll discuss meditation with the director of research and practice in Complementary and Integrative Medicine at Mayo Clinic, Amit Sood, M.D.  More and more, meditation is being used in Western medicine for stress management, pain relief, improved sleep, reduced blood pressure and it may even help slow aging! How do you begin to practice meditation? Is it possible for everyone to learn? The benefits of meditation this week on Medical Edge.

Listen Saturday 9 - 10 am CST http://radio.mayoclinic.org/ or on I Heart Radio 
Follow #mayoradio and tweet your questions during the show.

Listen here to this week’s Medical News Headlines. (right click for MP3)

Medical Edge Weekend is a weekly one-hour radio program that highlights health and medical information from Mayo Clinic specialists. Audio Demo

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