The Effect of Tai Chi for Improving Sleep Quality: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis.

  title={The Effect of Tai Chi for Improving Sleep Quality: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis.},
  author={Huanjie Li and Juexuan Chen and Guangzhen Xu and Yuting Duan and Danxuan Huang and Chunzhi Tang and Jihong Liu},
  journal={Journal of affective disorders},
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Effects of Tai Chi on the Executive Function and Physical Fitness of Female Methamphetamine Dependents: A Randomized Controlled Trial
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Tai Chi to Preserve General Health of Elderly during the COVID-19 Pandemic
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Tai Chi significantly improved sleep quality in both healthy adults and patients with chronic health conditions, which suggests that Tai Chi may be considered as an alternative behavioral therapy in the treatment of insomnia.
A systematic review of insomnia and complementary medicine.
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Acupuncture, music, physical exercise, paroxetine, doxepin, trimipramine and trazodone seem to present some benefit for patients with insomnia, but the uncertainty around these results means that no robust and definitive recommendations for clinical practice can be made until the benefits and harms from each intervention for Patients with insomnia have been confirmed through further studies.
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Tai chi is beneficial to improve balance, sleep quality, and cognitive performance of the elderly in community-dwelling elderly in Vietnam.
Evidence Base of Clinical Studies on Tai Chi: A Bibliometric Analysis
There is a wide variation in Tai Chi intervention studied and the reporting ofTai Chi intervention needs to be improved, so further well-designed and reported studies are recommended to confirm the effects of Tai Chi for the frequently reported diseases/conditions.
Is exercise an alternative treatment for chronic insomnia?
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