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'T'ai chi' Lowers Blood Pressure For Older Adults

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March 20, 1998
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American Heart Association
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T'ai chi -- a slow, relaxed physical activity program created in ancient China -- lowered blood pressure in older adults nearly as much as moderate-intensity aerobic exercise, researchers reported today at the American Heart Association's epidemiology and prevention conference.

SANTA FE, N.M., March. 19 -- T'ai chi -- a slow, relaxed physical activity program created in ancient China -- lowered blood pressure in older adults nearly as much as moderate-intensity aerobic exercise, researchers reported today at the American Heart Association's epidemiology and prevention conference.


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