Traditional Chinese doctors have believed for several millennia that illnesses occur when the internal energy of your body, called Chi, is weak, unbalanced or failing to flow correctly.
Tai Chi helps to maintain good Chi energy with gentle fluid movements, making it a perfect form of exercise for everyone. Many studies, have been conducted in the benefits of Tai Chi, producing positive results.
Tai Chi can provide an even wider range of benefits for sufferers of other conditions, more than any other form of exercise.
Below is a summary of some of the most common benefits from regular practice of Tai Chi:
- A significant increase in T-lymphocyte count.
Toning of body muscles.
Increase in co-ordination, balance, flexibility, agility and general mobility of all joints.
Reduction of Hypertension.
Migraine sufferers are often relieved of symptoms.
Asthma sufferers are able to reduce their use of Ventolin (inhalers).
Sufferers of depression have shown rapid improvement within a few months, after having been on medication for several years.
Doctors are increasingly recommending Tai Chi as a form of exercise to their patients. But, as with all forms of exercise, you should first consult your doctor before you start practicing Tai Chi.
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