Glasses and screen stare

Make sure your glasses or contact lens prescription is up to date and adequate for computer use.

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Save the peepers and loose the lines

Wear sunglasses. You won’t squint as much; over time a lot of squinting will lead to lines and wrinkles.

From Saint Louis University.

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Weight and diabetes

Being overweight or obese can raise your risk of diabetes, high blood pressure, heart disease, and stroke. Eat healthy foods and maintain an active lifestyle to keep your weight in check. See your doctor about any health concerns to make sure you are on the right track to staying healthy.

From: womenshealth.gov

Prefenting colon cancer deaths

There are 47,700 colon cancer deaths per year. Avoid dying by drinking milk every day – or consider a 300 milligram calcium supplement. Calcium has been shown to decrease the recurrence of pre-cancerous polyps, says Dr. Robert Beart, chief of colorectal surgery at the University of Southern California.

From: abcnews.go.com

Sore neck issues

Waking up with a cramp in your back or a sore neck? Experiment with different levels of mattress firmness, foam toppers or egg crate toppers, and pillows that provide more support.

From: helpguide.org

Slouching when using the computer

Don’t slouch or lean forward to view work or the computer monitor. Either move closer to the work or move the work closer to you.

Tilt the monitor so the center of the screen is at eye level for easy viewing.

From: spineuniverse.com

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Increase awareness of posture and ergonomics

Being aware of posture and ergonomics at work, at home, and at play is a vital step towards instilling good posture and ergonomic techniques.

This includes making conscious connections between episodes of back pain and specific situations where poor posture or ergonomics may be the root cause of the pain.

From: spine-health.com

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Proper massage

When you give a massage keep in mind to massage muscle – not skin, bone or organs, work large muscle groups, and use firm, even pressure, not hard, deep pressure.

From: sosuave.com

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Your dampened immune system

Without adequate sleep, the immune system becomes weak, making you more vulnerable to colds, flu, and other infections and diseases. And if you get sick, it takes you longer to recover.

From: helpguide.org

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Poor posture is a bad habit

Poor posture is easy, whereas adapting habits of good posture often requires conscious effort.

Most people do not think about their posture until someone brings it to their attention. The benefits of good posture far outweigh the ease of slouchy poor posture.

From: spineuniverse.com

Organics and nutrition

Organic foods are a great option, but they may not be the most economical choice.

You get the same nutritional benefits with fewer pesticides with organic foods, but eating plenty of produce is more important than choosing organic foods.

From: webmd.com

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Improving your posture

Try to sleep on your back. Sleeping on the side will damage your posture after enough repetitions.

Sleeping on your back will help straighten your shoulders, and it is usually more comfortable for the back than sleeping on the stomach.

From: wikihow.com

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Reduce your heart rate through massage

Did you know that according to the American Massage Therapy Association massage can reduce heart rate, lower blood pressure, increase blood circulation and lymph flow and improve range of motion.

From: buzzle.com

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Warm up before exercise

Warming up your muscles before you jog can decrease your risk of injury. Spend at least 5 to 10 minutes stretching and loosening the muscles that will be used while jogging.

The increased blood flow of such a warm-up will decrease tension in your muscles, improve their range of motion and can even improve performance.

From: macecanada.com

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