In several previous articles I have reported on the health benefits of Taiji. Recently a new review paper “Psychological Effects of Tai Chi Chuan” has been published . The paper reports on a review of published literature on the psychological benefits of Taiji. A summary of that paper is reported here.
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Acupuncture is an important aspect of Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM). The exact origin of TCM and acupuncture is not known, but it originated more than two or three thousand years ago. The theoretical basis of TCM is that there is a life-force, call Qi, that resides and circulates within one’s body, and illnesses are due [...]
Chinese have long believed that practicing Taiji is good for one’s health. In the last 20 years or so, many western medical research studies have shown that there are many health benefits to Taiji, including: Lower blood pressure, increase immunity to shingles, provide relief to osteoarthritis, improve control of Type 2 diabetes, lower stress and [...]
Helen Liang was a young woman in her early 20′s living in Vancouver, Canada. Earlier she had graduated from the University of British Columbia with a degree in Economics, and was working in a bank in Vancouver and was up for promotion. She was also a top-notch wushu (Chinese martial arts) expert, and the daughter [...]