[Ref: Trusted Source by Koenig, “Healing Power of Prayer.”
1. The healing power of prayer is not religion specific. It is your belief and not the deity you believe in that heals you.
2. Here is the healing mechanism of prayer.
a. Reducing anxiety and stress, which in turn strengthens the immune system to fight the disease.
b. Improving a person’s mental health,
c. Strengthens physiological functioning, such as lowering the levels of the stress hormone cortisol, blood pressure, depression, and anxiety symptoms by increasing optimism.