-- Diana Kohnle
(HealthDay News) -- Tai chi is ancient Chinese martial art that
involves slow movement and coordinated breathing.
The National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine
says people who practice tai chi say they do so for these
The agency says scientific study of these potential benefits is
ongoing. It recommends that anyone who is thinking of starting tai
chi speak to a physician first, especially if you're pregnant or if
you have hernia, joint or bone problems.
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