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2 Culprits Of Lower Back Pain

Lower back pain can be a disruptor of daily lives. It can also be very difficult to solve.

 These are some of the causes:

  • Tight deep abdominal muscles

  • Tight leg muscles

  • Trigger points

  • Excessive lifting

  • Herniated Disc

  • Sciatica

  • Accident

  • Overuse 

So many people have had back pain unresolved for a long time because the are just focusing on the back. However, there are two culprits that are so often overlooked. They are the legs and the QL muscle which is a deep abdominal muscle closer to the back. You can read more about these culprits in my blog post. 

Neck Tension And Headache

Do you have tight neck and shoulder muscles and always get headaches? Don't ignore, it could be much more!! 

When muscles in the neck get tight, they could reduce blood and oxygen flow to the brain, why? Blood vessels travel along muscles and when the muscles are tight  they contract and restrict the blood which transport nutrients and oxygen throughout the body. Therefore , when this cycle continues to build up over time it creates discomfort and pain. However, there are always solutions. Regular stretching is always an option, as well as other self-help tools that we have.




What About Sleep?

Sleep is very essential for the body to function properly.  Our body recharge and repair itself while we sleep. Our brain cannot function properly without enough sleep. From your complexion to your attitude and almost everything in between, sleep is the most important cosmetic you need.  When it comes to your beauty routine, sleep may be the closest thing there is to a fountain of youth.  The key is to get enough shut-eye — 7 to 9 quality hours each night. Lack of sleep has been linked to a higher risk for certain diseases and medical conditions such as: diabetes, poor mental health, obesity, early death. Lack of sleep can be detrimental to our health.