“Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) has been known to be associated with increased risk of cardiovascular disease (CVD). The aim of this study was to investigate the effects of Tai Chi exercise on CVD risk in elderly women with RA…

Tai Chi exercise improved endothelial dysfunction and arterial stiffness in elderly women with RA, suggesting that it can be a useful behavioral strategy for CVD prevention in patients with RA.”


Shin, Jeong-Hun, Yonggu Lee, Soon Gil Kim, Bo Youl Choi, Hye-Soon Lee, and So-Young Bang. “The Beneficial Effects of Tai Chi Exercise on Endothelial Function and Arterial Stiffness in Elderly Women with Rheumatoid Arthritis.” Arthritis Research & Therapy 17.1 (2015): 380.