Treatment and clinical analysis of qigong side effects

Author: Liu Lijiang
Dept Medical Qigong Research Section, Zhejiang College of TCM, Hangzhou 310009, China [1]
Conference/Journal: 2nd World Conf Acad Exch Med Qigong
Date published: 1993
Other: Pages: 135 , Word Count: 177

This comprehensive treatment of 52 cases (male 34, female 18) with qigong side-effect had got better curative effect. Patients' age structure: youngest 17-years old; oldest: 64 years-old, and 36 cases from 20-40 years old. The shortest course of disease was two days and the longest was 8 years.

According to clinical symptoms and differentiations of syndromes these cases were divided into four types 1. Disorder of qi and blood, 2. obstruction of qi, 3. Genuine qi loss, and 4. Reverse qi flow. There were 20 cases in the first type, 14 in the second, 8 in the third, and 6 in the fourth. The other 4 cases belonged to the 'mind confusion” type.

I treated these patients with comprehensive measures, such as the emitted qi, digital pressure to acupoints, massage, acupuncture and herbs, and self-practice of qigong exercise.

The average of the treating course was 17.6 times, symptoms in 16 cases totally relieved, in 8 cases alleviated. Only one failed. The effective rate was 96%. 13 cases had been treated by the emitted qi and digital pressure to acupoints.

The average of the treating course was 17. 8 times. 4 cases had been alleviated. One failed. The effective rate was 92. %.