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Tai Chi Shown to Increase Brain Size | Breaking Muscle

breakingmuscle.comT’ai chi ch’uan, better known as Tai Chi in the English language, is gaining popularity worldwide. This trial showed increases in brain volume as well as cognitive improvements. The group that did not participate in Tai Chi actually showed brain shrinkage, consistent with what has been observed with people in that age group.3   Studies show that dementia, and the gradual cognitive degeneration that follows it, is associated with brain shrinkage, as nerve cells and their connections are eventually lost.

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