Different yoga positions lower, increase IOP

Yoga headstand, bellows breath and control of breathing technique transiently worsened IOP in a cohort of practicing yoga volunteers and may cause pressure-related damage to the eye, according to research published in Maedica.
“The results of this study can be extrapolated to the prevention and control of IOP in glaucoma patients,” Arvind Kumar Morya, MBBS, MS, MNAMS, from the All India Institute of Medical Sciences, and colleagues wrote.
To identify which yogic postures are beneficial and which should be avoided among individuals with ocular hypertension and glaucoma, Morya and

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