Chronic Fatigue, Immunity, Qi and our Mitochrondia

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Elegantly summarised by Google Bard:

This video is about chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) and how Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) can help. The speaker, who is a TCM practitioner, discusses the different types of Qi, the body’s energy, and how it relates to mitochondrial function and immune function. The speaker also talks about how Tai Chi can help improve Qi flow and overall health.

Here are the key points from the video:

  • There are two main types of Qi: primordial Qi, which we inherit from our parents, and nutritive Qi, which we get from food and air.
  • Qi has two components: Yang Qi and Yin Qi. Yang Qi is associated with warmth and activity, while Yin Qi is associated with coolness and rest.
  • Mitochondrial function is the process by which cells produce energy. Research suggests that Yang Qi has a direct impact on mitochondrial function.
  • Immune function is the body’s ability to fight off infection. Research suggests that Yin Qi has a direct impact on immune function.
  • Tonic herbs can be used to improve both mitochondrial function and immune function.
  • Tai Chi is a form of exercise that can help improve Qi flow and overall health.

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