Tai Chi improves the quality of life

The Tai Chi Chuan is a healthy and therapeutic gymnastics that combines meditation with smooth and harmonious movements, to make the joints more flexible, restore the body's energy flow and improve quality of life of people, especially those who suffer heart failure .

According to information published by TIME, this technique of Chinese medicine increases the well-being and mood of patients with diseases cardiac with discipline, perseverance and patience.

This is due to the fact that when inhaling and exhaling a greater amount of air during breathing, the change of pressure in the thorax increases, so that the coronary circulation is freer and more effective.

In a study conducted by researchers from the Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Brigham and Women's Hospital and Massachusetts General Hospital, it is emphasized that this old exercise meditation is a safe alternative for the physical activity conventional. Among other benefits of Tai Chi they find each other:

  1. Reduce the blood pressure
  2. Decreases the pain of the arthritis and the fibromyalgia
  3. Improve the dream
  4. Relieves depression
  5. Improve balance
  6. Control the stress and the anxiety

To give you an idea, the following video shows some basic postures of Tai Chi , that you can do from home:

Experts say that this technique is ideal for people suffering from Arrhythmias , hypertension , multiple sclerosis , or have had some heart attack , mainly, for older adults. And you, would you like to practice Tai Chi?

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