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Medical Research
Scroll down (near bottom of page) for our Medical Research Library, to find  links to medical research articles on nearly 100 common health issues,  to help you and your loved ones learn how Tai Chi or Qigong can help "high blood pressure," "ADHD," "depression," "chronic pain," "type 2 diabetes," "heart disease," "arthritis," etc.   Scroll down for our Medical Research Library, another free service from WorldTaiChiDay.org
Did you know that the Director-General of the United Nations' World Health Organization advocated Tai Chi? Click to read her statement.
Tai Chi... might well be called medication in motion ... [because of] growing evidence Tai Chi has value in treating or preventing many health problems. -- Harvard Medical Health Publication
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Recent research showed that Tai Chi was a more effective Stroke Rehabilitation therapy than the U.S. Medicare covered SilverSneakers Program. It is increasingly apparent that U.S. Medicare and private insurers should cover Tai Chi and Qigong, to reduce our nation's health costs. Our Tai Chi Medical Research Library enabled Australian Tai Chi teacher, Rod Ferguson, to create a proposal that resulted in his Australian State government's funding of a senior services program for Tai Chi for seniors as a way to lower their nation's future health costs.
University of California at Irvine Tai Chi and Qigong Research Director on Evidence-Based Tai Chi & Qigong Therapy.
Harvard researcher and best-selling author of "The Relaxation Response"
Dr. Herbert Benson, explains how Mind-Body practices like Tai Chi and Qigong more effectively treat 60 to 90% of health issues than drug or surgical therapies.
World Tai Chi & Qigong Day Founders Tour Hong Kong Polytechnic University's Tai Chi Research Center
Professor, William Tsang, offers brilliant insights on Tai Chi medical research protocals and possibilities.

Did you know

Dr. Oz wholeheartedly endorses energy medicine

Reiki is a highly effective derivation of External Qigong, where the practitioner allows Ki (Qi in Chinese) to flow through their hands into the receiving patient or client. If you would like to experience your own flow of Ki, or Qi (life energy), view the video below Dr. Oz's clip, where WTCQD's Founder will lead you through a Qigong meditation that will enable you to "feel your Qi".

nei gong, or sitting qigong meditation exercise to "feel your qi"

wtcqd founder's sitting qigong experience ... another free resource from worldtaichiday.org

Medical Research Library from World Tai Chi & Qigong Day

Search nearly 100 common health issues, from Aches to Weight Loss, for articles on medical research & how Tai Chi or Qigong can help.
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ACHES

ACUPUNCTURE MERIDIANS & TAI CHI

ADD & ADHD

ADDICTION REHAB

AEROBIC BENEFIT

AGING - Slowing Aspects of Aging

AIDS

ALLERGIES & ASTHMA

ALPHA BRAIN WAVE ACTIVITY INCREASED BY TAI CHI

ALS - SEE LOU GEHRIGS DISEASE

ALZHEIMERS

AMERICAN GERIATRIC SOCIETY JOURNAL

AMERICAN PSYCHOLOGICAL ASSOCIATION on TAI CHI

ANGINA

ANOREXIA & BULIMIA

ANXIETY

ARTHRITIS

AUTISM & ASPERGER'S SYNDROME







BACK PAIN

BALANCE DISORDERS

BALANCE

BALDNESS - (Premature)

BEHCHET's DISEASE

BLOOD PRESSURE

BONE LOSS / BONE DENSITY

BRAIN DEVELOPMENT/MEDITATION

BRAIN INJURY REHABILITATION

BRAIN SIZE & MATH SKILLS INCREASE

BRAIN WAVE CHANGES

BREAST CANCER

BRITTLE BONES & BONE LOSS

BREATHING

BRONCHITIS & EMPHYSEMA

BURNS

CANCER

CARCINOMA

CARDIO VASCULAR BENEFITS

CARDIO-RESPERITORY EFFECTS

CHRONIC FATIGUE SYNDROME (CFS)

CHRONIC FATIGUE & IMMUNE DYSFUNCTION SYNDROME (CFIDS)

CHRONIC PAIN

CIRCULATION & NERVOUS SYSTEM DISORDERS

COLD & FLU

COMPULSIVE OBSESSIVE DISORDERS

CONCENTRATION / QIGONG USES IN EDUCATION

COPD LUNG DISEASE

CORONARY DISEASE

CYSTIC FIBROSIS

DEPRESSION & MOOD DISTURBANCE

DIABETES

DIGESTION

DNA - LONGEVITY

DRUG UPTAKE

ELDERLY

EXERCISE, BALANCE & STRENGTH

EXTERNAL QIGONG EFFECTS MEASUREMENT

FALLS & EXERCISE

FIBROMYALGIA

FLEXIBILITY

GALL STONES

GASTRITIS

GASTRO-INTESTINAL MALIGNANT TUMORS

GENERAL BENEFITS

GENERAL HEALTH

GERIATRIC FITNESS

GESTALT THERAPY & TAI CHI

H/I/J/K L/M N/O/P R/S/T/V/W BONUS

HARVARD HEALTH PUBLICATION on TAI CHI

HEALTH THERAPY

HEART DISEASE

HEMORROIDS

HIGH BLOOD PRESSURE - HYPERTENSION

HORMONAL BALANCE - HGH - YOUTHFULNESS

IMMUNE SYSTEM

INFECTION

INSOMNIA, SLEEP QUALITY

KNEE STRENGTHENING

LEUKEMIA

LIVER DISEASE, hepatitis-B

LOU GEHRIGS DISEASE

LOW BLOOD PRESSURE

MENOPAUSE

MENSTRUAL DISORDERS

MENTAL HEALTH

MENTAL HOMEOSTASIS

METABOLIC SYNDROME

METAROBICS - OXYGENATION

MIGRAINE

MOTOR CONTROL

MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS

MUSCLE WASTING

NEUROLOGICAL RESEARCH

OSTEOPOROSIS

OVARIAN CYST

PAIN

PARALYSIS

PARKINSON'S DISEASE

PHYSIOLOGICAL BENEFITS

POSTURAL CONTROL

PREVENTING ILLNESS

PROPRIOCEPTION

PSYCHOSOCIAL

PSYCHOTHERAPY

PSYCHOLOGICAL BENEFITS

PSYCHOSOMATIC ILLNESS

PULMONARY HEALTH

REHABILITATION & IMMUNITY STRENGTHENING

RELAXATION

RENAL DISEASE

RESPIRATORY DISEASES

RHEUMATISM

RHEUMATOID ARTHRITIS

SEXUAL PERFORMANCE

SHINGLES VIRUS

SLEEP DISORDERS

SPORTS HEALTH & PERFORMANCE

STOMACH CARCINOMA

STRENGTH ENHANCEMENT

STRESS -MENTAL & PHYSICAL

STROKE REHAB

TEARS, CLEANSING MECHANISMS

TRADITIONAL CHINESE MEDICINE - UNITED NATIONS ADVOCATES

VESTIBULAR REHABILITATION

WEIGHT LOSS

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WorldTaiChiDay.org "Recommended reading" on the science of mindfulness meditation, tai chi and qigong

The Harvard Medical School Guide to Tai Chi

"The Harvard Medical School Guide to Tai Chi" by Dr. Peter Wayne is an excellent resource on understanding the medical research on Tai Chi. Dr. Peter Wayne is not only a Tai Chi researcher, but a Tai Chi practitioner able to understand this ancient practice as a mind-body health technology in a very profound way.

WorldTaiChiDay.org recommends this as a MUST READ for not just Tai Chi enthusiasts, but even more importantly for every Tai Chi teacher. When Tai Chi teachers are aware of the medical research on Tai Chi, it enables them to educate their students and community about the profound potential of Tai Chi to not only help people avoid or treat health issues, but to ultimately save our society trillions of dollars in future health costs..

The Way of Qigong: The Art and Science of Chinese Energy Medicine

Master Ken Cohen's ground-breaking book, "The Way of Qigong: The Art and Science of Chinese Energy Medicine," explains the science behind the ancient arts of Qigong and Tai Chi. This book can help Tai Chi and Qigong teachers explain the physical dynamics of their arts in a modern, scientific way that can enable students to relax open to the practices more quickly. 

In Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) it is understood that the better a patient understands the treatment, the more effective the treatment is. Tai Chi and Qigong are one of the 3 core pillars of TCM: Acupuncture, Herbology, and Tai Chi/Qigong. This book is really a must read for anyone curious about, or already practicing Tai Chi and Qigong.

The Relaxation Response

Dr. Herbert Benson, of Harvard Medical School, was the pioneer who brought mind-body meditative practices into the halls of medical science, with his profound book "The Relaxation Response." His book explains and shares the medical and scientific research on mindfulness meditative practices.

After finishing this book you will KNOW that making meditation part of your daily life is the only rational thing to do. The science on meditation is so profound that it is literally crazy not to have meditation as part of one's daily life. .

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