Eye Exercise Sideways Contraindications
- Students with an injury to any part of the eye muscles should take care since Eye Exercise Sideways involve the movement of the eye muscles.
- Those who have issues related to the eyes, glaucoma, cataracts, retinal artery, conjunctivitis, etc., should avoid this practice.
Why avoid yoga if you have glaucoma?
But is yoga safe for people with glaucoma? Certain headstand positions, like the “downward facing dog” pose, are associated with an increase in intraocular fluid pressure (IOP). That could be a problem for people with glaucoma, especially if these types of positions are held for long periods.
What are the contraindications of yoga?
A yoga contraindication is a condition or factor that can lead to certain asanas or pranayamas harming the practitioner. These could range from lower back pain and asthma to hypertension and pregnancy.
Who is yoga not suitable for?
Hot yoga, in particular, may not be suitable for persons with the following: High or low blood pressure. Heart disease. Susceptibility to heat stroke, fatigue, dizziness or dehydration in warm and hot environments.
What exercise is bad for eye pressure?
Other types of exercise can raise the pressure inside the eyes as well, including inverted situps, crunches and squats. Many of these are done on an inversion table, which rotates the legs above the head, increasing eye pressure. Several yoga poses also incorporate inversion, such as: Dolphin pose.
What yoga poses to avoid with eye pressure?
Therefore, patients suffering from glaucoma should be advised against practicing all yoga postures with the head down, that is, Sirsasna/headstand pose, Adhomukha Svanasana/downward facing dog pose, Uttanasana/standing forward bend pose, Halasana/plough pose, and Viparita Karani/legs up the wall pose.