united STATES.- Researchers examined different practices such as meditation, yoga, tai chi, concluding that affect the body at the DNA level, in a positive way.
In specific, this disciplines alter the activity of genes linked to stress and depression, according to the study.
To reach this conclusion, we investigated 846 participants in 18 different studies, resulting in a pattern of molecular changes in the body, which causes physical and mental benefits.
According to the researchers, some types of stress can increase with time the risk of cancer, aging, and depression.
People who practice meditation or yoga down to the level of the molecule of the stress called NF-kB (nuclear factor enhancer of the light chain kappa of activated B cells).
The research was published in the journal “Frontiers in Immunology”.