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03 March 2010

Crazy Ideas: Glaucoma patients... Beware of Yoga:


Glaucoma patients: Beware of Yoga...

In yoga there is an aasana ‘sheershaasan’ (head stand). It is believed that doing this yoga exercise at 50+ age, might affect adversely on your eye pressure (intraocular pressure).

If the intraocular pressure shoots-up beyond permissible limits you might get Glaucoma that can lead to blindness. Because high eye-pressure will damage the optic nerve and will end up in a blind eye.

People at the age of 50 and above are advised to be careful about their eyes and get their eye-test done on regular basis.

Please browse the following sites to know more about Glaucoma:

-Harish Jharia


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