Health Research

Below you will find links to important health articles and information.

Click "Tai Chi & Fascia" for more detailed information on Tai Chi benefits for the body's fascial network.

Check the "General Research" tab for articles and information on the following:

  • Research on Tai Chi & Qigong benefits
  • Multiple sclerosis
  • Parkinson's
  • Diabetes
  • Spinal cord injury
  • Heart disease
  • Immune system
  • Holistic, Alternative, Complementary health resources

Much more!

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Helpful Links for Tai Chi & Qigong Research

Qi Gong for Hypertension

Hypertension (high blood pressure) is one of the most common serious health problems in the United States. The American Heart Association estimates that about 73 million Americans have high blood pressure. In 2004 (the last year for which data is available), hypertension was responsible for 54,707 deaths. Qi Gong may be an effective method for treating hypertension as an alternative to prescription drugs and other allopathic medicine.

Harvard Health Publications: The health benefits of Tai Chi

Tai Chi boosts immunity to shingles virus in older adults, NIH-sponsored study reports

Tai chi for older people reduces falls, may help maintain strength

Holistic Health Resources

Online Holistic, Alternative, Complementary health resources

 

Multiple Sclerosis Research & Links

The National Multiple Sclerosis Society (NMSS)

Multiple Sclerosis Association of America (MSAA)

Adaptive Tai Chi for MS (NMSS)

Tai Chi for People with MS (NMSS)

 


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