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How Can I Reverse The Effects Of Sitting On A Chair 8 Hours Per Day
Move while sitting: You can still move while you're sitting. Stretch your arms, shoulders, neck, and legs while seated. It'll keep the blood circulating to your muscles and may help prevent fatigue. Every 90 minutes to 2 hours get up and move around, even if it's just to walk around the building or walk up a flight of stairs. Or you can use a resistance band either seated or standing. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Im only 24 and my knees hurt badly standing up for 2 hours or sitting on a chair for 4 hours long. What should I do?
Exercise : On the surface, what you are describing maybe as simple as patellofemoral syndrome. Females are much more commonly affected due to the geometry of the pelvis and how it affects the tracking of the knee cap when you move. I would ofcourse see a physician to be sure, but start with exercise. ...Read more
Sir, if we sleep by sitting on chairs (especially during night shifts) , is this gives as much rest to body as we sleep on bed? Or any health effects?
Not as restful: While sleeping upright in a chair, some of your muscles are still working to keep you upright, which could signal to your brain not to have a very deep, restorative sleep and cause daytime fatigue, decreased concentration, body aches among others. Sleeping horizontally allows your body to relax and enter into the 4 sleep stages that are crucial reset and repair your body. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Girdle: I know they are not in fashion now but pulling your bottom to give you more cushion can help. A doughnut cushion or ring floaty may help too. ...Read more
My lower back feels still as a cardboard when I get up from my chair after an hour or so of sitting.?
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Shoulder Pain: If you are getting pain in your shoulder from sitting then i would think it is more posture related. If you are at a desk and working on a computer make sure the keyboard is close to waist level. Also try and consciously keep your shoulders retracted. This will put less strain on the shoulders. Try taking some anti-inflammatory medication. If it is inflammation it should respond. ...Read more
Resting HR laid down 49-60, sitting 60-75. I started exercising 4 weeks ago 150bpm cycling for 40minutes per day. My resting HR is now laid 49-50?
Healthy heart: In young people, especially those who are healthy and physically active, a resting heart rate in the 40's or 50's can be normal. We define the normal heart rate to be between 60 and 100. Not everyone lives within the norm. If you develop lightheadedness, passing out, or chest pain, those could be signs of a more serious condition, and you should see your doctor. Hope this helps! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can sitting upright in office chair for hours aggrevate inguinal hernia? It seems to be happening to me. I have inguinal hernia on both sides.
I would be sitting on a hard metal chair for hours on end for the past 6 years. I think i need reconstructive surgery on my anus because it feels lose?
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