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Benefits of Tai Chi
The Benefits of Tai Chi
One of the most common questions we get asked is, "What are the benefits of Tai Chi?"
Tai Chi has many benefits, as our members will readily attest to. Some of the benefits our members have attributed to their Tai Chi practice include: stress reduction, improved circulation, the lessening of arthritic and other pain, an increase in flexibility, lowered blood pressure, and improved balance.
However, because we are not in the medical profession, we cannot make any specific claims about these benefits. Instead, we invite you to check out the articles below for more information.
Ancient Martial Art Helps Parkinson's Patients
Doctors are now prescribing Tai Chi as an exercise to help cope with the symptoms of Parkinson's Disease.
The Mayo Clinic's Top 10 Recommendations for Complimentary Medicine
Tai Chi comes in at #9 on the Mayo Clinic's list. Here's some more on what the Mayo Clinic has to say about Tai Chi.
Tai Chi May Help Reduce Tension Headaches
A study conducted by the University of California indicated that patients participating in a 15-week program reported less headache pain, increased energy, emotional well-being, social functioning and improved mental health.
Tai chi benefits elderly, says Hong Kong hospitals
A study of 3,221 elderly aged over 60 showed that the 893 people who regularly took part in tai chi exercise had fewer falls, the South China Morning Post reported.