17 posts categorized "Brain Damage"

October 11, 2019

From Tai Chi to Acupuncture, VA Embracing New Kind of Health Care

 

The Department of Veterans Affairs is embracing a new kind of health care. For some veterans, acupuncture and tai chi are even replacing painkillers...MORE...

February 16, 2019

Researchers Conclude the Practice of Tai Chi Keeps Your Brain Young

 

Want to slow down the aging of your brain? Researchers say the practice of tai chi can do that! 

October 17, 2018

Tai Chi: Medication in Motion

When Peter M. Wayne, medical editor of Introduction to Tai Chi from Harvard Medical School, began conducting scientific studies on the health benefits of tai chi, he began noticing that tai chi works in a variety of ways, not just one. Whereas most drugs have a single active ingredient, he observed that tai chi was more like a multidrug combination that uses different components to produce a variety of effects...MORE... 

September 14, 2018

The Tai Chi Transformation

 

Tai chi transformation

August 31, 2018

What is REAL Tai Chi?

Every so often I get asked if Dr. Paul Lam's Tai Chi for Health is REAL tai chi.

I am going to let Dr. Lam answer that.

August 4, 2018

SHAPE Magazine Explains Why You Should Do Tai Chi

 

Tai Chi has been around for centuries, but it seems to be having a moment. Pinterest included it in its top 100 trends for 2018, noting a 189 percent increase in searches.

Research suggests that Tai Chi provides amazing mind and body benefits. And if you pack your week with intense training sessions, all the more reason to add Tai Chi into the mix. It improves your body awareness, which is why many dancers and athletes use Tai Chi for cross training, says Peter Wayne, Ph.D., associate professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School.

Still not sold? Read on for more reasons why Tai Chi is well worth your time...MORE...

 

Sunset tai chi

February 1, 2018

The Power of Your Breath

Mindful breath

January 29, 2018

This is Your Brain on Tai Chi

Brain

December 1, 2017

Tai Chi for Combat Veterans' Mental Health

Can the practice of tai chi help combat veterans lead a more peaceful life? Yes, it can. MORE...

 

Tai chi transformation

June 25, 2017

Harvard Says the Practice of Tai Chi Improves Your Brain Health

"Meditation or exercises such as tai chi appear to increase something called cognitive reserve," says Dr. Pascual-Leone. That's the capacity of the brain to switch between different tasks, allocate resources, and handle unexpected stressors in a way that makes us better able to cope with day-to-day life. "Increasing cognitive reserve may allow the brain to better deal with other neurological problems," says Dr. Daffner...MORE...

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