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Is Exercise Good for Glaucoma Patients?

Posted by Dr. J. R. Lacey, Therapeutic Optometrist

Nov 12, 2012 11:28:00 PM

Exercise with Some Limits is Believed to be Beneficial for Glaucoma Patients

In most cases exercise is good for glaucoma patients if performed properly.  Although there are a few exceptions, some research supports the benefits of moderate exercise for glaucoma patients.  The exercise should be moderate and not extreme since there is now research showing extreme exercise creates large amounts of free radicals within the body, which can have its own set of problems.

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Topics: Yoga, Headstand, Exercise, Glaucoma, Glaucoma Treatment

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