Reduce Depression with Qigong Practice

Reduce Depression with Qigong Practice   By John M. de Castro, Ph.D.   “practice of the Chinese martial art tai chi led to significantly reduced symptoms of depression in Chinese-Americans not receiving any other treatments.” – Science Daily   Clinically diagnosed depression is the most common mental illness, affecting over 6% of the population. Depression […]

Improve Major Depression with Qigong Practice

Improve Major Depression with Qigong Practice   By John M. de Castro, Ph.D.   “One of the best things we can do for depressives is to give them hope.  And there is abundant hope.  Qigong provides a viable, practical, and economical solution to depression.  It can also be used alongside traditional treatment methods.” – Sifu Anthony Korahais […]

Improve Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) Symptoms with Qigong

Improve Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) Symptoms with Qigong   By John M. de Castro, Ph.D.   “Along with traditional medical treatments, pulmonary exercise has been utilized to increase endurance during physical activity and decrease breathlessness.  Reports using TaiQi and Qigong have shown better functional capacity and pulmonary function in patients with COPD.” – Ryan […]

Treat Depression with Tai Chi

Treat Depression with Tai Chi   By John M. de Castro, Ph.D.   “A 12-week program of instruction and practice of the Chinese martial art tai chi led to significantly reduced symptoms of depression in Chinese Americans not receiving any other treatments.” – Science Daily   Clinically diagnosed depression is the most common mental illness, […]

Improve Depression, Anxiety, and Stress Symptoms and Lower Rumination with Mindfulness

Improve Depression, Anxiety, and Stress Symptoms and Lower Rumination with Mindfulness   By John M. de Castro, Ph.D.   “mindfulness-based practices have proved to be helpful in promoting mental well-being, especially by reducing the symptoms of depression and anxiety in various populations.” – Han Ding   Over the last several decades, research and anecdotal experiences […]