Mindfulness Meditation Could Lower Levels Of Cortisol, The Stress Hormone – Huffington Post

Even more research is drawing a clear link between mindfulness meditation and lowered stress.

A new study in the journal Health Psychology shows an association between increased mindfulness and decreased levels of the stress hormone cortisol.

\”This is the first study to show a direct relation between resting cortisol and scores on any type of mindfulness scale,\” study researcher Tonya Jacobs, a postdoctoral researcher at the University of California, Davis Center for Mind and Brain, said in a statement.

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