Ironic that the word ‘meditation’ comes from Latin for medicine– mederi which means to heal. Proven scientifically to help health and happiness, meditation helps retain balance. For example the body’s ‘fight & flight’ stress reflex results in hormones specifically cortisol and adrenalin (epinephrine) spiking causing negative effects throughout the body. There are more scientifically based reasons to meditate.
The US Marine Corps is studying using meditation for combat stress and PSD. Many excellent resources exist online but you might want to start with Sharecare.
A daily meditation program can lead to a happier healthier life.