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June 20, 2011

Tai Chi Is An Anti-Inflammatory!!

Single Whip Style (Posture)

From the folks at: World Tai Chi & Qigong Day

Qigong’ helps cancer patients,
Science Alert – University of Sydney, Australia, Friday, 27 May 2011

The improvements included greater physical, functional, social and emotional wellbeing, and enhanced cognitive functioning.

Cancer patients who used a 5000-year-old combination of gentle exercise and meditation experienced significantly higher wellbeing levels, improved cognitive functioning and less inflammation compared to a control group, new University of Sydney research has found.

Dr Byeongsang Oh, a clinical senior lecturer at the Sydney Medical School who led the study, said the reduced inflammation in patients who practised medical Qigong, a form of traditional Chinese medicine, was particularly significant.

Read entire article at Science Alert

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  1. [...] Tai Chi practice may be anti-inflammatory. Cancer patients who used a 5000-year-old combination of gentle exercise and meditation experienced [...]

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