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My head hurts and I feel a little lightheaded after doing downward dog?

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Dr. James Marx
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In brief: See your doctor

If these episodes are consistent, you may be having heart issues.
Some yoga postures can cause reduction in flow back to the heart that most people can compensate for, but you are not. You might need an echocardiogram to rule out heart issues. You may just be "out of shape" but you need to talk to a doctor to get started on finding out the answers.

In brief: See your doctor

If these episodes are consistent, you may be having heart issues.
Some yoga postures can cause reduction in flow back to the heart that most people can compensate for, but you are not. You might need an echocardiogram to rule out heart issues. You may just be "out of shape" but you need to talk to a doctor to get started on finding out the answers.
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