How do Chinese harmony balls help reduce stress?

Dr. Mehmet Oz, MD
Cardiology (Cardiovascular Disease)

Stress management is an important step in adding years to your life. Stress is the number one ager of the body and its effects can be beyond destructive. It's important to get a handle on stress. One way to achieve this is through meditation. Chinese harmony balls are a good way to Zen out. They target acupressure points that stimulate the release of healthy energy, the rhythmic motion can be relaxing, and they produce a gentle vibration and soothing sound. You can find them at Asian specialty stores or online for about $9.


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