Tuesday, January 20, 2015

Hot Yoga in Pregnancy: OK or Not?

QUESTION: Is it safe to practice hot yoga during pregnancy?

ANSWER: the author(s) suggest that excessive heat may increase the risk of neural tube defects and possibly other malformations; and therefore they recommend that pregnant women should avoid practicing hot yoga during pregnancy.

Can Fam Physician. 2014 Jan;60(1):41-2