Tag: tai chi

Tai Chi Combined with Proper Meds Reduces Depression in Elderly

In a study published in the American Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry, reported treating 112 participants with major depression, aged 60 years and older, with the antidepressant Lexapro for four weeks. The 73 who responded to the drug continued to receive it for 10 more weeks and were randomly assigned to...

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Tai Chi Helps Alleviate Pain Depression in seniors with Osteoarthritis

Researchers at Tufts University Medical Center and Tufts School of Medicine conducted a controlled trial of individuals with symptomatic osteoarthritis. Patients were randomly assigned to 60 minutes of Tai Chi or wellness education and stretching twice weekly for 12 weeks. Compared with the control group, patients assigned to Tai Chi...

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