A healthy spine is the key to healthy living, well-being and good mood. It provides support to all organs and protects the central nervous system. The slightest malfunction can cause problems throughout the body. Therefore, it is important to take care of the spine in the first days of your children’s life and teach them how to take care of it.
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Bad habits that affect your spine
It is essential to understand how the spine spoils and to adopt good habits as quickly as possible.
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If your diet does not have enough calcium and vitamin D-rich foods (calcium is not absorbed without it), you should start eating more dairy products, spinach, beans, cereals, and more. cheese.
To be slouched
With age, it is essential to keep your back straight because the internal organs suffer from sagging. To help your spine maintain a upright position, do yoga or take pilates classes.
If you work a long time in front of a computer, it is necessary to have a good posture but also to think about “counterweight”. For example, you should do squats, bends, twists or stretches every hour.
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First of all, we have high heels. They directly damage the spine. The best options are low-heeled shoes with comfortable soles.
Do not carry big bags in one hand. It is best to spread the weight between the two hands so that the spine stays straight. Also, if you have the opportunity, wear backpacks instead.
In order for your spine to maintain its mobility and flexibility for a long time, we also remind you that sleeping on a comfortable mattress and pillow that provides good support is essential. Do not forget exercises to strengthen the lower back, as well as regular massages.
Finally, lead a healthy and active life and surround yourself with positive people.