One of the most important and respected psychiatrists in the world, Dr. Daniel Amen, has turned his attention to attempting to prove that meditation and breathing techniques can play a role in the health and maintenance of the mind and body. The physician has spent his recent career looking into the effect of meditation on the mind when it is completed on a daily basis for a period of 12 minutes. The main effects have been monitored and researched to show that meditation can have a positive effect on both the body and mind, particularly on the ability to focus the mind on important details.
Dr. Amen has also used the interview, which was first reported by Yahoo, to explain how specific breathing techniques have ability to lower the stress levels of individuals. The physician details how to use the breathing techniques he has developed and observed can actually lower stress levels in just a few minutes and live a life filled with less tension.
Dr. Amen has developed a strong following through the large number of books he has published and have become New York Times bestsellers. The founder of the famous Amen Clinics, the doctor is one of the best known faces in psychiatry and has become well known for his media appearances. One of the areas that Dr. Amen has had a large impact on is the understanding of how sports injuries affect the brain and can see the development of mental health issues.