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Health Benefits of Tai Chi



Tai Chi is a component of traditional Chinese medicine that is believed to increase strength and promote calm and harmony by improving the flow of the internal energy throughout the whole body. Tai Chi has a calming and meditative effect that makes it particularly helpful for reducing stress and anxiety. Many people who have done Tai Chi regularly have experience the improvement of general well-being.

The benefits of practicing Tai Chi are unlimited. Tai Chi can be used as a preventive health measure, to maintain good health and/or to help with a specific disease.

Here are some of general areas of the benefits that are most commonly recognized and most thoroughly researched:

  • Blood Pressure
  • Hypertension
  • Heart
  • Musculature
  • Posture
  • Breathing
  • Lymphatic System
  • Balance

The following are some examples of medical conditions that may be alleviated or possibly avoided by practicing Tai Chi:

  • General Mobility and Balance Problems
  • Diabetes
  • Parkinson’s disease
  • Asthma
  • Post Traumatic Stress
  • Strokes

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