Does prayer for distant healing help treat heart disease/heart attack?

Judy Caplan
Nutrition & Dietetics
Prayer can increase serenity and reduce the physical manifestations of heart disease. While this cannot replace the usual treatments such as dietary changes, exercise, and medication, it can be a useful adjunct. In the situations where severe symptoms occur, urgent treatment is necessary and prayer alone should not be solely relied upon.

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