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Daily vigorous exercise tied to increased risk of glaucoma
 

Daily vigorous exercise tied to increased risk of glaucoma

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The prevalence of glaucoma is significantly associated with vigorous exercise performed daily among men in South Korea, according to a population-based, cross-sectional study.
 
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19 Feb 2017 - General
 
It is interesting to see this association. . Marinelle Castro , I think the specific type of exercise that can lead to buildup of increased intra-ocular pressure (IOP) is heavy resistance training. Doing the Valsalva Maneuver causes a rapid cephalad rush of blood after exhalation and increase both blood pressure and IOP. We must always remember to count out and breathe during exercise. Exhaling when performing th...
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