T’ai Chi and Chi Gong were developed over generations and treasured for their health benefits. Modern scientific research is increasingly turning to investigate the effects of T’ai Chi in various conditions. To date research has confirmed that T’ai Chi’s effects include:
Improved balance and reduced incidence of falls among the elderly
Reduced blood pressure
Improved sleep quality
Enhanced immune response
Slowed reduction of bone density, protecting against osteoporosis
Increased Heart Rate Variability, as effective as brisk walking.
Improved mobility and decreased pain where there is osteoarthritis of the knee
Aided blood sugar regulation in type 2 diabetes.
Reduced stress and improved psychological well-being
For more detailed information please visit the JCM research archive at http://www.jcm.co.uk/research-archive/