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Tai chi helps arthritis

Researchers in Texas find that a tai chi programme improves pain and daily living activities in people with arthritis. Tai chi is an ancient Chinese system of gentle exercise which has been long held to have a wide range of hea...

A Solution For Patients Suffering From Shingles

...from the chicken pox virus. A new study shows tai chi -- slow exercise and intense meditation -- protects seniors against the shingles virus. Each tai chi class is about 45 minutes long. Tai chi has also been shown to help illnesses such as Parkinson's di...

Ayurveda Spas are hot in San Francisco

...hem have included Asian methods, such as yoga, tai chi and Japanese shiatsu. Americans spent $11.2 billion in going to spas in 2003. According to the International Spa Association, 136 million Americans visited spas in the year - nearly one visit for every two residents in the US. Spas are everywhere, ...

Holistic Health Programme By Brahamakumaris On May 28

Raja yoga techniques, the Chinese Tai chi and various relaxation techniques would form part of a one-day health care programme held here on May 28 by the Rajayoga Foundation of Brahmakumaris of Mount Abu.// Conducted by Dr Girish Patel, secretary of the Medical wing of the foundation and a...

Boosting Energy Naturally

...pies like meditation, self-hypnosis, yoga, and tai chi are effective stress-reduction techniques. ? Lighten your load. Prioritize your list of “must-do” activities, and pare down less important tasks. ? Exercise. Exercise almost guarantees that you’ll sleep more soundly. It also causes your body to rel...

Is Radiation or Chemoradiation Best for Oropharyngeal Cancer Patients

...on. The two-tailed Fisher exact test and Pearson’s chi square were used for statistical analysis. 120 charts were reviewed – 84 received radiation alone (RT) while 32 received combined chemoradiation (CRT). The overall survival was 98 percent. More CRT patients required PFG tube placement during treat...

Reach For That Bar

...te in a series of activities such as aerobics, tai chi and circuit classes. They were taught skills like cooking, recognizing symptoms of satiation or fullness, how to read food labels and most importantly not to diet, but to eat in moderation. Though the average weight loss was not much after a year int...

Balance Training Better Than Tai Chi at Improving Mobility in Older Adults

...oving mobility and balance than tai chi. While tai chi – a Chinese martial art form consisting of slow, r..., stepping and functional mobility compared to tai chi training,” says senior author Neil B. Alexander, M.D., professor in the Division of Geriatric Medici...

Exercise To The Rescue Of Senior Citizens

...rab bars and slip-resistant floors. Yoga and tai chi also will come to the elder’s rescue especially to improve balance. Broken wrists, elbows, arms and hips are some of the common injuries that elders suffer owing to a fall. JYT...

Tai Chi Augments Immune Response Against Shingles

Effect of Tai chi on the immune response on older people was studied...mune system was better in people who performed tai chi which a westernized version of Chinese martial art and is a slow movement exercise. This study finds...

Exercise: the Ideal Way to Combat Arthritis in Older Women

...mmended exercises are walking, swimming, yoga, tai chi and even some weight training, subject of course, to doctor's approval. An aspect that neither the study nor the scientists could find an answer to is why exercise has no effect on arthritis symptoms reported by middle-aged women. But, with stati...

Tai Chi - More Than Magic

...ity to calm body and soul, are known to talk about chi and the discipline's ability to restore a yin-yang...cluded. Today, with the art and exercise of tai chi growing in popularity, scientists have found that older adults who practice this martial art strengt...

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