Tai chi: An ancient art that helps the heart
Tai chi: An ancient art that helps the heart?
The easy exercises and deep breathing of this Chinese martial art could offer excellent self-defense for the damaged or failing heart.
Tai chi, a gentle exercise that combines simple, flowing movements with deep breathing, has piqued the interest of medical researchers. Several studies suggest that this ancient Chinese practice offers a safe, helpful form of exercise for the elderly and people with chronic health problems. We're learning that it could be just the thing for people with heart failure.