It’s no secret that American’s have a poor posture problem. A simple Google search will produce plenty of articles on this topic. However, what many people may not know is that poor posture can lead to all sorts of long-term issues, including chronic pain. If you think about it, this makes sense. A typical day for an office worker often involves hunching over a computer for 8-12 hours. Then at home, more slouching may take place while couch-surfing for a television program or movie to watch. Not sitting correctly can be detrimental to your lungs and abdominal organs. And when your lungs are compressed, it makes it difficult to breathe..
Depending on your situation, inflammation can either be good or bad. When your body is sick or injured, inflammation is your body’s natural way of protecting itself. Inflammation can also stimulate healing and defend itself from foreign invaders. However, when it comes to chronic inflammation in your body, this can be harmful. Chronic inflammation is linked to all sorts of health disorders such as heart disease, diabetes, obesity, arthritis, and many chronic pain disorders. What’s interesting to note, however, is that the foods and beverages you consume can have a big impact on inflammation. I’ll share some of the foods to avoid that can cause inflammation along with foods that.