Benefits of Qiqong

Experimental evidence suggests the following healing effects of Qigong exercises and meditations.

Cardiovascular


lower resting heart rate; normalized EKG, blood pressure, and cholesterol levels

Respiratory


slower respiratory rate, improves gaseous exchange, significant benefits for asthma & bronchitis

Immune System


better targeting of antigens, significant anti-cancer effect

Circulation


improves microcirculation, prevents vascular spasms, very helpful for angina, migraine, and Reynaud’s Syndrome (cold hands & feet)

Brain


improves cerebral blood flow, less incidence of stroke; reduction in frequency and intensity of seizure disorders; slow, high amplitude brainwaves suggest relaxed and integrated state of consciousness

Musculoskeletal


improves posture, balance, strength, stamina, flexibility

Chronic Pain


significant pain reduction from all causes, including injury, surgery, arthritis, fibromyalgia

Mental Health


decreases: stress response, Type A, anxiety, obsessive-compulsive, depression. Improves memory and interpersonal sensitivity

Longevity


improves: blood pressure, vital capacity, cholesterol and hormone levels, kidney function, mental acuity, vision and hearing, skin elasticity, bone density, immune function, digestion, balance, flexibility, strength, libido. Destroys free radicals (major cause of tissue degeneration) by stimulating activity of superoxide dismutase

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