Health Benefits of Tai Chi and Qigong
Are There Any Special Precautions for Tai Chi or Qigong?
Both tai chi and qigong are gentle exercises with few risks. However, if you are older, have a health condition, or have not exercised in a long time, tell your health care provider if you want to try either of these practices. Think of both as complements to Western medicine, and not replacements for it.
In general, use caution if you are pregnant or if you have a joint problem or severe osteoporosis. It is best to not do tai chi or qigong right after eating, if you are very tired, or if you have an active infection.
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