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DOGGED DETERMINATION
22Jun, 2016

DOGGED DETERMINATION

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There is little question that the ancient Indian practice of yoga provides a host of physical and mental health benefits to its practitioners. However, as with many potentially strenuous activities, those devoted to this popular form of exercise must be aware of the potential for yoga to do harm. According to new research, the “downward dog” position in yoga was found to increase “intraocular pressure” (the fluid pressure inside the eye), which is a risk factor for glaucoma. Reducing elevated intraocular pressure (IOP) is also the only known way to prevent or slow the progression of […]
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