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Lu JS, Pierre JM. 
“Psychotic Episode Associated With Bikram Yoga”. 
The American Journal of Psychiatry. 2007 Nov.;164(1761).
Yoga is a widely practiced activity thought to benefit various conditions, including psychiatric disorders. However, intensive yoga and meditation have been reported in association with altered perceptions and full-blown psychotic episodes. Bikram yoga, also known as "hot yoga," is a form of yoga copyrighted in 1979 that is based on 26 postures performed in a room heated to 105° F. We report a case of psychosis precipitated by Bikram yoga.
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