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Qigong Physiology Chart

© Roger Jahnke OMD

Physiological mechanisms and the activities in Qi Gong and Yoga/Pranayama which are their triggers:

Physiological Mechanisms

Structures and Substrates

Qigong Activity

I. OXYGEN

1. Energy Generation

Oxygen Uptake

Movement/Breath

2. Aerobic Water

Oxygen Uptake

Movement/Breath

3. Immune Enhancement

Oxygen Uptake

Movement/Breath

4. Free Radical Neutralization

xygen Uptake

Movement/Breath

II. LYMPH

1. Aerobic Generation

Oxygen

Movement/Breath

2. Propulsion

a) Aerobic

Oxygen

Movement/Breath

b) Intrinsic Contraction

Interstitial fluid volume

Breath and Relaxation

c) Muscle Pump

Muscle Contraction

Movement

d) Gravitational

Body position

Postures and Movement

e) Breath Apparatus

Lungs, diaphragm, cisterna chyli

>Breath Activity

3. Immune Function

Propulsion (2a-e)

Breath, movement and posture

4. Cerebrospinal Fluid Flow

Propulsion (2a-e)

Breath, movement and posture

5. Nutritive Function

Propulsion (2a-e)

Breath, movement and posture

III. NERVOUS SYSTEM

1. Autonomic

Brain, neurochem., nervous system

Relaxation and Breath

2. Nerotransmitter Profile

Hypothalamus

Relaxation and Visualization

3. Microcirculation

Hypothalamus

Relaxation

4. Immunity

Macrophages, leucocytes, neurotrans.

Relaxation, Meditation

5. Brain Hemisphere Control

Brain, nervous system

Alternate Nostril Breath and Rt /Lft Side Movement

6. Brain Wave Frequency

Brain, nervous system Meditation

7. Neuroreflex Stimulation

Neuro-reflex system

Rubbing Points

8. Brain Structures

Hypothal, pituitry, pineal, 3rd vent.

Intention, Meditation and Visualization

©1996 Roger Jahnke, O.M.D.

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Roger Jahnke has been in the health field since 1967 beginning with body therapies, herbal medicine, Tai Chi, Yoga and meditation. He turned his attention seriously to Oriental medicine in 1972 with study at the North American College of Acupuncture in Vancouver, B.C., under Dr. Kok Yeung Leung who now has his school in France. In 1975 Roger transferred to the Tai Hsuan School of......more
 
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