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Meditation can warm you up

Stephanie Poulos, Counsel & Heal: Meditation can increase your core body temperature, according to researchers studying ancient Tibetan techniques.

Scientists in Singapore said the discovery means the brain has the ability to control core body temperature, which could have major implications for people working in extreme temperature environments.

The research, conducted by a team at the National University of Singapore, found that g-tummo meditation is actually used by Tibetan nuns to increase their core body temperature. Previous research on the meditation technique has shown that meditators were able to increase the body temperature in their fingers and toes.

Researchers collected data…

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