18-Jul-2013 to 23-Feb-2013
7 Weird Ways Your Posture Messes With You
Who knew that a little slouching could do so much damage? Sure, bad posture can make your neck creak and your shoulders ache, but recent research shows that your slouch might be making you a grouch. Heads-up! Here are some weird ways posture can affect you—and how you can get out of the slump.
Leads to constipation: When you sit in a crunched position, your viscera (intestines) are folded up, too, that can slow everything down.
Cuts off your circulation: Our bodies are machines that move fluid and gases back and forth. Prolonged sitting, especially with your legs crossed, can cut off the flow, increase pressure and even cause spider veins. Read More…
Prevention Magazine interview with Dr. Steven Weiniger