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Heart Attack and Yoga

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Effect of Yoga on Heart Attack

Yoga can be a wonderful part of a heart attack rehab exercise and weight loss program, as well as help avoid a heart attack in the first place. Not only good for exercise, the meditative breathing component of yoga can help as well.

Side Effects and Warnings

#Safety Issues

Hatha yoga is generally at least as safe as any other stretching-based exercise program. However there are a few hatha yoga positions, such as the headstand, that can cause injury when they are performed by a person who isn’t yet sufficiently advanced in yoga, or who has certain health problems, such as a detached retina. A properly qualified instructor can help you avoid injury, taking your own individual health status into account.