Downward-facing dog can be challenging for people with wrist, shoulder, or neck injuries.

If you have high blood pressure, downward-facing dog can increase blood pressure in the head and neck.

Pregnant women may find it uncomfortable or difficult to hold this pose.

People with vertigo or dizziness may experience discomfort or nausea in this pose.

If you have carpal tunnel syndrome, downward-facing dog can exacerbate symptoms.

Some people may find this pose too intense or uncomfortable for their body.

If you have a herniated disc or other spinal issues, downward-facing dog may not be suitable for you.

If you have any concerns about your ability to perform this pose, it's best to consult with a yoga instructor or healthcare provider.

There are many other yoga poses that can provide similar benefits to downward-facing dog, so it's okay to skip this pose if it doesn't feel right for you.

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