Shanghai University of Sport research suggests that practising tai chi can help lower blood pressure, bad cholesterol and triglycerides. Photo: Corbis

Why Chinese exercises such as tai chi are so good for patients’ all-round health

Practising tai chi, qigong and other such exercises lowers blood pressure, bad cholesterol and triglycerides, and reduces depression, in stroke patients and people with heart disease and high blood pressure

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Shanghai University of Sport research suggests that practising tai chi can help lower blood pressure, bad cholesterol and triglycerides. Photo: Corbis
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