Early morning (Lung Time & Large Intestine Time) is the optimum time to meditate … partly due to peak cortisol levels.
Meditation (done correctly) resolves phobias.
According to …
“Stress hormones can conquer your fears,” New Scientist, April 1, 2006, “If the sight of a giant hairy spider has you trembling with fear, you will be surprised to learn that the cure may be a dose of the stress hormone, cortisol. […] This is in contrast to most theories that say cortisol triggers stress.”
John Stephenson, Ph.D., “Reducing Phobias,” The Journal of the American Medical Association, May 17, 2006, “Treatment with cortisol can reduce phobia-associated fear and anxiety, according to findings from Switzerland, Germany, and the United States…”
It’s no accident that REM (rapid eye movement) sleep increases and dreams become more vivid near the end of the dream period.
Cortisol secretion is stimulated by REM sleep.
Low cortisol levels increase the risk of PTSD (post-traumatic stress disorder).
Erection accompanies every dream in a normal person.
It’s called NPT (nocturnal penile tumescence) in men, and NCT (nocturnal clitoral tumescence in women.
NPT and NCT protect erectile tissue from excessive collagen invasion (from low oxygen levels) adversely affecting penile and clitoral flexibility.