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Tai Chi - More Than Magic

... concluded. Today, with the art and exercise of tai chi growing in popularity, scientists have found t...dies designed to investigate the health effects of tai chi. Also are studies examining whether regular practice can help patients contending with hear...

Exercise: the Ideal Way to Combat Arthritis in Older Women

...Recommended 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 s...

Tai Chi Augments Immune Response Against Shingles

...t immune system was better in people who performed tai chi which a westernized version of Chinese martial...agues studied 112 senior citizens who had attended tai chi classes thrice a week for sixteen weeks and other who took up some kind of health classes. Shing...

Exercise To The Rescue Of Senior Citizens

...om grab 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...

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

...l therapists in recent years have explored whether tai chi, balance programs and fitness routines can hel...e effective at improving mobility and balance than tai chi. While tai chi – a Chinese martial art form consisting of slow, rotational movements and weight-...

Reach For That Bar

...cipate 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...

Boosting Energy Naturally

...herapies 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...

Ayurveda Spas are hot in San Francisco

...of them 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 everywhe...

A Solution For Patients Suffering From Shingles

...mes 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'...

Tai chi helps arthritis

Researchers in Texas find that a tai chi programme improves pain and daily living activ...port on one of the first studies of the effects of tai chi in osteoarthritis. Seventeen patients, average age 54, did 10 weeks of a tai chi programme esp...

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