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Tai Chi Chih acutely decreases sympathetic nervous system activity in older adults.
Motivala SJ, Sollers J, Thayer J, Irwin MR.
J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci. 2006 Nov;61(11):1177-80.
Shingles Immunity and Health Functioning in the Elderly: Tai Chi Chih as a Behavioral Treatment.
Irwin M, Pike J, Oxman M.
Evid Based Complement Alternat Med. 2004 Dec;1(3):223-232. Epub 2004 Dec 1.
Effects of a behavioral intervention, Tai Chi Chih, on varicella-zoster virus specific immunity and health functioning in older adults.
Irwin MR, Pike JL, Cole JC, Oxman MN.
Psychosom Med. 2003 Sep-Oct;65(5):824-30.
Tai Chi Chih: an exercise option for older adults.
J Gerontol Nurs. 1996 Oct;22(10):12-7.
Improved Sleep Quality in Older Adults with Moderate Sleep Complaints: A Randomized Controlled Trial of Tai Chi Chih
Michael R. Irwin, MD: Richard Olmstead, PhD; Sarosh J. Motivala, PhD
Michael R. Irwin, Richard Olmstead, Carmen Carrillo, Nina Sadeghi, Perry Nicassio, Patricia A. Ganz, and Julienne E. Bower
All authors: University of California Los Angeles, Los Angeles, Ca.
Complementary Use of Tai Chi Chih Augments Escitalopram Treatment of Geriatric Depression: A Randomized Controlled Trial
Helen Lavretsky, M.D., M.S., Lily L. Alstein, Ph.D., Richard E. Olmstead, Ph.D., Linda M. Ercoli, Ph.D., Marquertie Riparetti-Brown, B.S., Natalie St. Cyr, B.A., Michael R. Irwin, M.D. so everybody benefits.