Effects of yoga, tai chi and breathing techniques

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Here you can read about the effects of yoga, tai chi and breathing techniques.

This text is based on Cochrane reviews, which are recognized scientific articles.

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Authors: Department of Clinical Epidemiology at Aarhus University Hospital and ViFAB.

Positive effect

None of the Cochrane reviews on yoga, tai chi and breathing techniques report a positive effect of the treatment.

Interventions for preventing falls in older people living in the community

Possible positive effect

No effect

None of the Cochrane reviews on yoga, tai chi and breathing techniques can conclude with certainty that the treatments are ineffective.

Breathing exercises for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease

Effectiveness of the Valsalva Manoeuvre for reversion of supraventricular tachycardia

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Last updated: 24-11-2012