Qi Gong Research

Qi Gong improves sleep

Pub Med

Objective: This study assessed the effects of Health Qigong on sleep quality in adults. Design: Systematic review and meta-analysis. Method: We searched 10 databases to identify relevant randomized controlled trials (RCTs) published in English or Chinese languages that evaluated the effects of Health Qigong on sleep quality in participants aged ≥18 years old …

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Ba Duan Jin Qi Gong may improve bone density

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Purpose: Ba Duan Jin exercise is a traditional exercise that combines breathing, body movement, meditation and awareness to help delay the onset and progression of senile degenerative musculoskeletal diseases, such as osteoporosis. The aim of this meta-analysis is to evaluate the efficacy of BDJ exercise, and preliminarily infer its effective mechanism …

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Tai Chi and Qi Gong improve cognition in Parkinson’s disease

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Objectives: To explore whether tai chi and Qigong can improve cognitive function in patients with neurological disorders. Methods: The PubMed, Embase, Cochrane Central Register of Controlled Trials, SinoMed Database, Chinese National Knowledge Infrastructure (CNKI), Wanfang, and China Science and Technology Journal Database (VIP) databases were searched from inception to December 24, 2021. …

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Qi Gong reduces chronic fatigue syndrome

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Background: Chronic fatigue syndrome is a complex disease of unknown etiology and mechanism. The purpose of this study was to investigate the effect of Prolong Life with Nine Turn Method Qigong exercise on chronic fatigue syndrome focusing on fatigue, sleep quality, depression, and anxiety. Methods: A total of 90 participants diagnosed with …

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Wu Qin Xi Qi Gong improves gait in Parkinson’s disease

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The objective of this study was to investigate the therapeutic effect of Wu Qin Xi Qi Gong stretching on single- and dual-task gait, motor symptoms, and quality of life in people with mild and moderate Parkinson’s disease. This single-blind, randomized control trial included 40 participants with idiopathic Parkinson’s Disease who …

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Tai Chi and Qi Gong reduce anxiety and depression from substance withdrawal

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Previous studies have shown that Taijiquan and Qigong exercise can effectively reduce depression and anxiety in healthy and clinical populations. At present, only a few reviews have elaborated on the premise of different types of interventions, and there is still a lack of studies that systematically summarize the clinical evidence …

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Qi Gong improves quality of life in non-Hodgkin lymphoma

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Background: The treatment associated with non-Hodgkin lymphoma patients may cause adverse effects on their physical and psychological condition. The aim of this study is to detect the response to an eight-week, 16-session, 60-min presential Qigong program in anxiety, depression and vagal nerve activity alongside a control group. Methods: A randomized controlled clinical …

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Ba Duan Jin reduces anxiety and back pain

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Background: This study aimed to examine the effect of Ba Duan Jin Qi Gong on COVID-19-related anxiety, psychological well-being, and the lower back pain of college students during the coronavirus pandemic in China. Setting: The study was carried out in a temporary experimental center of four universities in Wenzhou city in Zhejiang …

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Qi Gong and Tai Chi benefit the elderly

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Background: Traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) based exercises have been widely used in the prevention and treatment of balance, cardiopulmonary, and other related diseases in older adults. However, there seems to be no consensus on the improvement and comparison of physical performance, balance, and muscle strength in the elderly population. Objectives: To systematically …

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Qi Gong aids in sexual health in postmenopausal women

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Objective: To analyze the effectiveness of a Qigong exercise program on satisfaction with female genital self-image and female sexual function in postmenopausal Spanish women. Methods: A total of 49 women were randomly assigned to an experimental group (n = 22) that carried out training based on Qigong exercises for 12 weeks and …

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