Tai Chi: for heart disease?
Some statins can cause side effects. There are plenty of medications available and one should not give up if you have a bad experience. You must be diligent, strong, and persistent. High blood pressure can be lowered by exercise and diet. HDL good cholesterol can be improved with diet and exercise. When experiencing side effects from medications you must be very precise. Write down your symptoms, when you experienced them, what you were doing at the time.
Be clear when explaining your symptoms to your medical doctor. In addition to modern medicine we can all benefit from other forms of health care.
Tai Chi is a noncompetitive, self-paced system of gentle physical exercise.From the Center of Optimal Health’s website: At The Center for Optimal Health, we are very passionate about sharing our knowledge with the public. Any groups interested in scheduling a lecture or class about weight management, diabetes prevention, menopausal hormones, and other health topics, please contact our Office Manager, Judy Klinger, to make arrangements. For more information, call us at 949 872-2850.
“Tai Chi ClassTai chi ti-CHE is sometimes described as “meditation in motion.” Originally developed in China as a form of self-defense, this graceful form of exercise has existed for about three centuries. It’s becoming increasingly popular around the world, both as a basic exercise program and as a complement to other health care methods.Recently many studies have been to uncover the health benefits of Tai Chi. Research shows that practicing Tai Chi regularly may:
Reduce anxiety and depression
Improve balance and coordination,
reducing the number of falls
Improve sleep quality
Slow bone loss in women following menopause
Reduce high blood pressure
Improve cardiovascular fitness
Relieve chronic pain
Reduce waist circumference and
improve blood sugar levels
Improve everyday physical functioning
To do Tai Chi, you perform a defined series of postures or movements in a slow, graceful manner. Each movement or posture flows into the next.