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Negative Effects of Slumping

Most people today at work at school would slouch on their backs from time to time. With all that, I think all of us were told we are young to sit up straight when walking and especially when sitting. There are some of us today didn’t offered with a valuable reason why we should, read more about this here.

There some people would say that this practice is an etiquette that continues to live on to people. Actually the reason we ought to believing up until now is just a shallow part of the real reason. To be exact, slouching is bad for us, socially and medically which can put our overall health at risk, so below we will tackle the disadvantages of slouching.

Spinal Issues

For most people, slouching seems to be more comfortable for us than sitting up straight. As it turns out, that comfortable feeling we feel when we slouch has a huge impact to our health.

Take note of this, that when we slouch our heads tend to droop forward, ever took notice of that? The right position is that the weight of our head should right unto our spine. Slouching places the weight of our head where it shouldn’t be, read more here.

Through time this stress can cause serious problems on the upper spine and could cause compression on the internal organs which could lead to neck and back pain. Other than that it also causes constipation, poor circulation, exhaustion, and etc. that causes neck and back pain.

And if you are suffering some of these symptoms then I would advise you to see a professional chiropractor, read more about that here.

Social Issues

Now slouching does more damage other than hurting your back so badly. With that said slouching can compromise your reputation badly, read more about this here. Base on scientific fact, body language goes far and is present in the animal kingdom and we are included to be precise. Perhaps you have already noticed this with dogs, whenever a dog wants to play with other dogs it first lean down their front legs signifying they want to play with the other dog. Or perhaps you have noticed your cat who alternately push down their paws on you or on the couch or piece of cloth, read more here.

The examples mentioned above are both body languages made by our pets. Then how much more with actual people who would express body language with other people.

When we slouch our head and limbs would fall inward onto our chest. Which signifies we are prone to attack, loss of interest, stressed, unhappy, you name it all.