Qigong: Chinese Medicine or Pseudoscinece?
Book format: An electronic version of a printed book that can be read on a computer or handheld device designed specifically for this purpose.
Publisher: Date:Unknown - Prometheus Books
By: Yu Li, Guo Zhengyi, Shen Zhenyu, Zhang Honglin
Qigong has swept America as the newest approach to healing. This 2,500-year-old form of traditional Chinese medicine is essentially a relaxation and meditation technique. However, certain practitioners claim that through Qigong they can emit a form of energy from their fingertips, which can heal serious diseases such as hypertension, glaucoma, asthma, ulcers, and even cancer. This remarkable book, written by a group of Chinese scientists, discusses the nature and practice of Qigong and its various manifestations. They give special attention to the many pseudoscientific claims made for Qigong and uncover a good deal of deception practiced by charlatans in the name of medicine.