Well, you've heard that poor post can cause bad health. That's true, bad posture can cause some serious health problems and this is why you need to pay attention to it. For this reason, you need to take a look at how bad your posture is to decide a posture support brace is needed to help support your posture.
How can a posture brace support my posture?
Well, a posture brace is very simple. You wear it like a vest and it basically has a rigid back that forces your back in the proper position and holds your head up straight. This allows you to hold your back straight and shoulders back. This may feel uncomfortable for many people, since all of us have been lazy enough to let our posture slide. However, when you continue to wear your post support brace, you will always get used to the brace and find that many of your ailments will always go away. Why will ailments go away, when you correct your posture? Well, that's simple. As your posture is in good shape, your spinal column will also snap into place and many of the ailments are usually caused by pinched or disturbed nerves in your spinal column. Furthermore, in many cases, high blood pressure can be caused by bad post because your blood vessels are going to the brain are constricted. This can also cause headaches, since the proper blood flow into the brain is affected.
What other health issues can bad posture cause?
Beside back pain, neck pain, and headaches, your bad post can also cause problems with internal organs, due to the nerves controlling those organs being disrupted. GERD can also be caused by poor posture. What is GERD? GERD is also known as acid reflux disease and happens when the digestive organisms in your stomach regurgitate back up to the esophagus. The typical signs of GERD is heartburn, which progresses and can become very painful. This can also cause other serious medical issues, such as esophageal cancer. Poor posture can cause GERD because when your post is out of shape, your stomach can turn into the right position for the pains to back up into your esophagus.
Other health issues that many people who suffer from poor posture can be issues with the Sciatica nerve, which travels down from the hip to your leg. Typically, people who have Sciatica problems will feel immunity pain in the lower back and the pain can be from dull to sharp pain that can pulse down your leg, sometimes all the way down to your knee. Some people can have Sciatica problems severe enough that they can even have trouble walking, sitting, or standing for long periods of time. If this is your situation, you should see a good chiropractor and wear a brace to improve your posture.
Posture can be critical to areas of the lower back and the neck. For this reason, if you have pain in both the lower back or in the cervical area of your neck, you should think about some kind of brace for your posture.