What causes the heart beat and the flow of blood through the veins and arteries? William Einthoven a dutch physician in and around 1906 discovered that an electrical charge builds up in the heart and discharges – causing heart beat and blood flow one small portion of a very complex internal bio-electric circuitry.
Recently Dr. Robert Becker, author of the Body Electric, found a perineural control system corresponding to the acupuncture points in Traditional Chinese Medicine and acupuncture at high conductance areas of the body. Continue reading
Dr. Love performs his Qigong rap this really quite funny!
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That which is looked upon by one generation
as the apex of human knowledge
is often considered an absurdity in the next,
and what is regarded as a superstition in one century,
may form the basis of science for the following one!
–Paracelsus, sixteenth-century European Alchemist
I am starting this discussion on the latest info about the spectrum of equivalents for Qi in the Western View.
Scientific Domain Qi Equivalent Three Treasures
Physiology Structure and Chemistry Jing
Bio-energy Internal energies-ions Qi
Bio-field Field of energy-magnetic and light Qi
Quantum Limitless information and consciousness Shen
There is now pretty convincing evidence that Qi may be the element that organizes all of our bodily functions into a coherent and integrated expression of health and vitality. For decades now we have been aware that there are dynamic relationships between the nervous system and the organ systems, but the level of complexity that science is now recognizing is really astounding. This is leading to research into the effects of intentionally enhancing coherence of these systems through the use of imagery and Qigong practice. Continue reading