Sunday, September 16, 2007

Benefits of Self-Healing Qigong

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

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

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

Immune System
better targeting of antigens, significant anti-cancer effect

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

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

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

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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