Low levels of serotonin can lead to what many call “the blues.” If indeed a true medical condition, however, low serotonin in the body can lead to clinical depression. But what happens if you’re the type of person who suffers from low bouts and medication isn’t an option? Luckily, there are some natural ways to treat it. One of those ways is by practicing meditation.
Checkout this recent Mother Nature Network post from Judd Handler on ways other than medication a person can boost serotonin levels in the body. According to Handler, the best remedy for low serotonin is a strong immune system. Important is a person’s diet, frequency of exercise, exposure to sunlight, amounts of intimacy, and levels of stress. When it comes to stress, as most people know, meditation is the perfect remedy.
Speaking of stress
Even if you exercise moderately and daily, eat a healthy balanced diet, and don’t abuse stimulants, your body’s ability to increase serotonin will be diminished if your job and relationship are stressing you out.
Take control of stress. One way to do this is to keep your nervous system operating like a finely tuned engine.Meditation can be profoundly effective at keeping stress at bay and boosting your immune system.
Read more on how meditation benefits those looking to increase their serotonin levels here.