Everyone is advised to practice yoga in daily life. It has a lot of benefits either if you are coping with depression or respiratory disease or any other condition. If you do yoga regularly with proper guidance then you can easily get rid of various problems.
Despite having a lot of benefits, the experts suggest avoiding yoga in some conditions. They do not recommend practicing yoga if you are suffering from these conditions.
A lot of people ask about doing yoga for peptic ulcers or hernias. Does it cause any negative effect or it is fine doing yoga in such conditions?
Permanent Contraindications for Practicing Yoga :
We have listed some of the main conditions in which the yoga practice is prohibited. These include the following diagnoses:
- Serious mental illness (borderline mental states, epilepsy, psychological disorders, psychosis, schizophrenia). But with depression, yoga is needed.
- Diseases of the blood.
- Complex damage to the digestive system and spine.
- Infection of the musculoskeletal system.
- Lesions of the musculoskeletal system are severe.
- Severe vertebral and craniocerebral trauma.
- Hernia in the groin.
- Chronic hypertension.
- Serious diseases of the organs of the cardiovascular system (atrial fibrillation, aortic aneurysms, uncompensated heart defects, paroxysmal tachycardia).
- Infection in the brain and spinal cord.
Temporary Contraindications for Practicing Yoga :
In some cases, yoga is contraindicated for a certain period of time. After the conditions gets normal, you can continue practicing yoga.
- Six months after suffering a stroke, heart attack. Further, only after consulting a doctor.
- After operations on the chest, in the abdominal cavity for 2-3 months.
- Pregnancy after three months and three months postpartum.
- Chronic diseases in the acute stage (cholecystitis, pancreatitis, intestinal ulcer, appendicitis, etc.)
- Increased or decreased body temperature.
- Colds, flu.
- Body temperature above 37 and below 36.
- Excessive fatigue.
- A slight imbalance in the activity of the vestibular apparatus.
- Increase in intracranial and ocular pressure of a temporary nature.