Eastern Approaches To Our Western Landscape
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Health Benefits Of QiGong
Hypertension is a common condition in the general population that remains one of the most important risk factors for cardiovascular disease and stroke worldwide. There is an increasing evidence that QiGong is a useful lifestyle intervention for hypertension. It has been reported to decrease BP smoothly and moderately, slowing the progression of severe complications and reduce lifespan
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Mind-body interventions are widely used by cancer patients to reduce symptoms and cope better with disease - and treatment-related symptoms. Regular practice of QiGong exercise therapy has the potential to improve cancer-related QOL, fatigue, immune function and cortisol level of cancer patients. It is indirectly linked to cancer prevention and survival.
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Resistance training and other weight bearing exercises are known to increase bone formation and have been recommended for post-menopausal women for that purpose. Interestingly, most QiGong practices involve no resistance and only minimal weight bearing such as gentle knee bends, yet it is reported to have a positive effects on bone health. Bone mineral density increased for women following QiGong exercises as compared to no-exercise controls.
Read More: A Comprehensive Review of Health Benefits of Qigong and Tai Chi
Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus
Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus (T2DM) is a complex, chronic metabolic disease with hyperglycemia arising from insulin resistance, progressive pancreatic beta-cell failure and insufficient insulin secretion. QiGong therapy for 12 weeks resulted in significant reductions in fasting glucose levels in patients with type 2 diabetes and demonstrated trends toward improvement in insulin resistance and A1C. These results suggest that QiGong may be an effective complementary therapy for individuals with type 2 diabetes.
Read More: Qigong Exercises for the Management of Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus.
Stress and Anxiety
Stress is a problem worldwide. People of different ages and backgrounds face stress induced. The most common reaction to stress is anxiety, and best way to manage stress and anxiety is through self-care. QiGong exercise helps people improve their physical health and reduce perceived stress and anxiety by relaxation, meditation, concentration, breathing regulation, body posture, and movement.
Read More: Managing Stress and Anxiety Through QiGong Exercise in Healthy Adults
Recovery from Addiction
People who are recovering from addiction that are practicing QiGong meditation had significantly higher treatment completion rates and a greater reduction in cravings.