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Do you ever simply know when something is right? I mean knowing in the deepest, most intrinsic way possible? I had that experience today as I was exploring the subject of my last post -- the meditation technique called Kirtan Kriya (KK) as used to slow or prevent Alzheimer's Disease. Yes, I can hear the skeptics out there -- it isn't possible, etc. But, I refer you to the research on the Resources page of this blog. These results have been replicated in another study at the University of Pennsylvania and reported in highly respected medical journals, including the Journal of Alzheimer's Disease. I came across the website of Dr. Dharma Singh Khalsa through a reference in the Mayo Clinic's Alzheimer's blog post. I followed up by searching out references to his research findings and watched the videos which present his organization, Alzheimer's Research and Prevention Foundation www.alzheimersprevention.org
This information rings true for me and I am planning to try out the meditation technique for 12 minutes a day for the next 8 weeks, which is the recommended trial. Would you give 12 minutes a day to prevent Alzheimer's?
Karen is a compassionate, enthusiastic student of life, who cared for her mother for 17 years. She brings her insights, compassion, experience and desire to share knowledge and healing to this ongoing conversation with others on the caregiving path. If you are caring for a parent, spouse, friend or other loved one this site offers sanity-saving tips, open-hearted self-care ideas, and an open forum for discussion, connection and sharing resources for the journey.
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