The benefits of medical qigong in patients with cancer: a descriptive pilot study.

@article{Overcash2013TheBO,
  title={The benefits of medical qigong in patients with cancer: a descriptive pilot study.},
  author={Janine Overcash and Kathryn M Will and Debra Weisenburger Lipetz},
  journal={Clinical journal of oncology nursing},
  year={2013},
  volume={17 6},
  pages={654-8}
}
Medical Qigong (MQ) is a mind-body exercise that includes movement and meditation and is beneficial in reducing high blood pressure, high cholesterol, anxiety, stress, pain, and incidence of falls. The purpose of the current study was to determine whether patients with cancer and survivors who participated in an MQ class experienced a change in fatigue, depression, and sleep from a preintervention evaluation to a postintervention evaluation. Participants were patients diagnosed with cancer who… CONTINUE READING

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