World Tai Chi & Qigong Day asked to present for

   INTERNATIONAL FIBROMYALGIA COALITION
         Annual Conference



FIBROMYALGIA.

Fibromyalgia is a modern epidemic, a chronic pain condition affecting 6 to 8 percent of the U.S. population.

T'ai Chi has been recommended by some health professionals as a very desirable adjunct therapy for sufferers. In 2000, the University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore's study of a nonpharmacologic intervention in fibromyalgia resulted in Twenty of 28 subjects completed at least 5 of the 8 sessions of a Qigong Program. Significant improvement was seen in the Fibromyalgia Impact Questionnaire and a range of other outcome measures including tender points and pain threshold. Improvement was sustained 4 months after the end of the intervention. (see Medical Research in menu for more).

VIDEO: Qigong Breathing Tutorial
World T'ai Chi & Qigong Day Founder, Bill Douglas, presents at International Conference, urging Fibromyalgia & Chronic Fatigue Health specializing professionals to refer patients to Tai Chi & Qigong teachers worldwide.

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* NOTE: World Tai Chi & Qigong Day advises consulting your physician before beginning any new exercise, herbal, diet, or health program. The research listed here is meant to stimulate a discussion between you and your physician, health insurance carrier, etc., not as medical advise. Research and comments provided here are hoped to stimulate a more robust discussion of powerful natural mind/body health tools.


World T'ai Chi & Qigong Day Founder leads Fibromyalgia sufferers and
health professionals in a Sitting Qigong Breathing Exercise


World Tai Chi and Qigong Day Founder Presents to Fibromyalgia Sufferers and Health Professionals

World Tai Chi and Qigong Day Founder speaks to Fibromyalgia Sufferers and Health Professionals









World Tai Chi and Qigong Day Founder Invited to Present for Fibromyalgia International Conference


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Popular media, health media, and government must increase attention to stunning emerging research, including the UCLA study indicating Tai Chi participants enjoyed a 50% increase in immune system resistance to viral infection.




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