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to Laughter Yoga

Laughter Yoga is like any other form of aerobic exercise and should not be practiced by people with medical problems, without first taking advice from their medical practitioner.

It should not be considered as a substitute for proper medical consultation for physical, mental and psychological illnesses. It may not be suitable for everyone.

Laughing involves some physical strain and a rise in intra-abdominal pressure.

It is contraindicated for people suffering from:



Uncontrolled hypertension, advanced (bleeding) piles or bleeding tendency from anywhere in the body, any kind of hernia, epilepsy, heart disease, some lung conditions, severe backache, severe headache or having undergone surgery within last three months, any history of miscarriage, incontinence of urine, any persistent cough, fever, cold, advanced pregnancy, or pregnancy with an anamnesis of migraine

Mental problems

Psychiatric disorder who have lost contact with reality, for example schizophrenic or those who are affected by iper-mania (maniac part of the bipolar depression)

If during a session, a participant should feel a sudden or new pain, discomfort or breathlessness; the participant shall stop doing the exercises and seek medical advice.

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