Effect of Baduanjin Qigong exercise on sleep quality of patients with chronic insomnia
Baduanjin Qigong exercise on sleep quality of patients with chronic insomnia
AbstractBackground: Chronic insomnia is quite widespread, although there is a lot extensive epidemiological data to imply it's the most chronic sleep issue in the industrialized world. This is linked to poor relaxation and thing in life, decreased efficiency, an elevated chance of injuries, and severe illness. As a result, it is effectively treated in order to enhance the quality of life for patients. However, healthcare organizations in all disciplines of medicine face therapeutic obstacles as a result. Method: Physical exercise may be a useful strategy for improving sleep quality. Qigong practice, according to traditional Chinese medicine, may purify one's life and connect mind and body. Baduanjin is an easy-to-learn, mild-to-moderate intensity health aerobic exercise that consists of eight effortless movements that work on specific body parts, which relaxes the mind, regulates breathing, lowers activation levels in the autonomous nervous system, and improves sleep quality among Chinese traditional Health-Qigong exercises. Result and Discussions: As a result, the impact of a Baduanjin Qigong exercise programme on sleep quality in chronic insomnia patients is investigated in this research. The study's participants will be randomly assigned to one of two groups: experimental and control. Baduanjin exercise will be given to the treatment group, while Pharmacotherapy will be given to the control group. The Insomnia severity index of patients was assessed after 12 weeks of therapy. Finally, the data is statistically examined using the Analysis of Variance and logistic regression models, including the Kolmogorov-Smirnov test. In comparison with the control group, individuals in the treatment group had considerably overall better sleep quality, sleep length, and poor sleep, as well as fewer adverse effects. In comparison to pharmaceuticals, this research revealed that Baduanjin Qigong exercise programme may enhance quality of sleep in a safer and more cost-effective method with fewer adverse effects.
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Ren, Q., Yang, H., & Du, Z. (2022). Effect of Baduanjin Qigong exercise on sleep quality of patients with chronic insomnia: Baduanjin Qigong exercise on sleep quality of patients with chronic insomnia. The Ethiopian Journal of Health Development, 36(4). https://doi.org/10.20372/ejhd.v36i4.5049