- Mobile Phones will cause serious problems for your neck
The neck is seriously affected by poor posture when using mobile phones. By 20 the necks discs already show degeneration which continues through life. The worse someone’s posture around the neck is the greater the trauma and impact on the necks tissue.
So basically ‘not’ making an effort to lift your neck and align your head properly increases the degeneration by massive amounts.
Stretches and strengthening techniques are essential for neck health through life but the biggest impact is proper posture awareness and engagement.
The average adult head weighs around 10 to 11 pounds (4.5 to 5 kg).
Neck pain is the second most common complaint, after lower back pain, in patients with spinal disc degeneration.
The prevalence of neck pain has increased steadily over the past 20 years.
A study, published in The Journal Surgical Technology International, shows that when you are standing or sitting straight your head weighs, 10 to 12 lbs. on average. As you tilt forward that weight increases.
If you tilt 15 degrees forward the head weight more than doubles (2 times head weight).
If you tilt 30 degrees forward the weight becomes around 4 times your ...
- Hot yoga classes are the perfect place for nightmare bacteria to grow
Hot yoga classes provide the perfect environment for deadly bacteria to grow and spread. Be careful and always use a yoga towel. Wash your mat well regularly.
Dangerous super strong bacteria is spreading across the U.S. the CDC warned. The CDC has identified more than 220 strains of what they call “nightmare bacteria” that can kill up to 50 percent of the people who catch them.
About 2 million Americans get infections from antibiotic-resistant bacteria each year and 23,000 die.
Wash your hands before and after yoga class and keep cuts clean until healed.
Skin and soft tissue infections caused by Staphylococcus aureus (SA-SSTIs) including methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) have experienced a significant surge all over the world.
Bacteria grow most rapidly in the range of temperatures between 40 °F and 140 °F, ( 4.4°C – 60°C) doubling in number in as little as 20 minutes.
There is a complex relationship between environment and bacterial growth. Survival and growth of the S. aureus bacteria on a host depends on the components of the environment especially temperature, humidity, exposure to sunlight, pH and salinity.
Studies by the world health organization show that the combination of average weekly maximum temperature above 33 °C and average weekly relative humidity between 55% and 78% which occurred during ...