For many elderly people, practicing qigong is a very good exercise, and it is very effective in treating diseases at home. The precautions after practicing qigong are very important, otherwise your practice may not work and it will threaten your health. If the elderly feel that there is no suitable exercise for them, qigong is a good choice. Do you know some contraindications to Qigong?
Squat should not rest: If you squat and rest immediately after exercise, it will hinder blood flow in the lower limbs. Affects blood circulation and deepens fatigue. Gravity shock occurs in severe cases. Therefore, after each exercise, you should adjust the breathing rhythm , shake your arm and walk, and do some relaxation and adjustment activities to promote the return of blood from the limbs into the heart, in order to pay off the oxygen debt, accelerate the recovery of physical fitness, and eliminate fatigue.
Should not be greedy for cold drinks: After exercise, sweating often occurs. With the consumption of a large amount of water, there will always be a feeling of dry mouth and urgent need of water after exercise. However, at this time, the human digestive system is still in a state of inhibition and poor function.. Chinese medicine believes that if you want to drink a lot of cold drinks for a while, it will easily cause gastrointestinal cramps, abdominal pain, diarrhea, and induce gastrointestinal diseases.
Should not eat immediately: during exercise, especially during intense exercise, the motor nerve center is in a state of high excitement. Under its influence, the parasympathetic nervous system, which manages internal organ activity, strengthens the inhibition of digestive system activity. At the same time, during exercise, the whole body s blood is also redistributed, and the needs of the organs are relatively concentrated, while the supply of each organ in the abdominal cavity is relatively reduced. The above factors weaken the peristalsis of the gastrointestinal tract and greatly reduce the secretion of various digestive glands. It needs to recover 20-30 minutes after the end of the exercise. If you eat quickly, it will increase the burden on the digestive organs, cause dysfunction, and even cause various diseases.
Should not drop body temperature suddenly: body surface blood vessels dilate during exercise, body temperature rises, pores relax, and perspiration increases. If you walk into an air-conditioned room immediately after exercise or take a nap in the air vent, or use a cold water punch to cool your head, it will cause skin contraction, sweating, and cause physiological disorders such as body temperature regulation. The decline in immune function will cause colds, diarrhea, asthma, etc. Illness.
Avoid smoking: smoking after exercise, inhaling the air in the lungs and mixing a large amount of smoke, on the one hand, in addition to reducing the oxygen content, it is disadvantageous to pay off the oxygen debt, and it is difficult to eliminate physical fatigue; on the other hand, when the human body inhales such misty air, it will Affect the gas exchange in the human alveoli, causing chest tightness, asthma, dyspnea, and dizziness due to insufficient oxygen supply after exercise.
Avoid “omitting” relaxation finishing activities: Relaxing finishing activities can not only make the athlete s cerebral cortex excitement and faster heartbeat, breathing frequency, but also through appropriate relaxation freehand exercises, walking, relaxing massage, breathing rhythm relaxation exercises, etc. To the quiet state before exercise, but also help to restore muscle fatigue, reduce soreness and discomfort, and to avoid dizziness, fatigue, nausea, vomiting, dazzling and other symptoms after exercise.
Note The notes after practicing qigong are these. In fact, qigong is equivalent to other sports. If you exercise in other ways, there are also related taboos.