Some Yoga Poses May Aggravate Glaucoma

Research: Head-down yoga poses can exacerbate glaucoma symptoms.

If you have the eye disease glaucoma and you enjoy doing yoga, beware: A study (PLOS ONE, Dec. 23, 2015) suggests that head-down yoga poses may increase intraocular pressure (IOP, the fluid pressure in the eyeball). In the study, healthy participants with no eye-related disease, as well as glaucoma patients, performed a series of inverted […]

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