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WellSpan Physician’s Research on Impact of Heartfulness Meditation Published

WellSpan Health congratulates Dr. Jayaram Thimmapuram, a physician in the Internal Medicine Department at WellSpan York Hospital, for having a research project recently published.

Dr. Thimmapuram joined six other researchers and healthcare professionals from across the globe, for a recent study looking into the effectiveness of Heartfulness practice, a form of meditation, on certain psychological and genetic variables.

The article, titled “Impact of Heartfulness meditation practice on anxiety, perceived stress, well-being, and telomere length” was recently published in Frontiers in Psychology.

Their research found evidence that Heartfulness meditation can improve mental health, increase telomere length and thereby slow down cellular aging.

Dr. Thimmapuram was joined by researchers and healthcare professionals from Navi Mumbai and Pune, India.

You can read the full article by clicking here.

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