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Mind-Body Effects of Qigong Might Help Ease Cancer-Related Fatigue

25 Jun 2023 2:07 PM | Neil Norton (Administrator)

By Cara Murez HealthDay Reporter


WEDNESDAY, May 31, 2023 (HealthDay News) -- When the late Brown University researcher Catherine Kerr had cancer, she benefited from an ancient Chinese practice known as qigong and began looking into its impact on others.

Now, her colleagues are building on Kerr’s work, studying how practicing qigong affects a person’s perception of fatigue in a small group of 24 female cancer patients just out of treatment.

They found that qigong was as effective at reducing fatigue as an energy-intensive exercise and nutrition program. It might also be easier for someone tired after weeks or months of treatment to begin. Read Full Article.

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