Well, we all know that sitting crossed-leg is considered as the most stylish posture, but here I want to aware you that by some health expert’s sitting-crossed leg has resulted the dangers’ one. From increasing blood pressure to causing varicose veins, this ‘lady-like’ position can be responsible for many health issues. Let’s have a look at some more risky effects of sitting crossed-leg.
Few risky reasons for sitting crossed-leg are as fellow
IMPACTS BLOOD PRESSURE: Some studies claimed that if you sit crossed-leg for a long time, the body’s blood pressure increases as it puts pressure on the nerves. It is suggested even for those blood pressure issues to avoid sitting in this posture for a longer duration.
AFFECT BLOOD CIRCULATION: Cross-legged position also impacts your blood circulation. This is because when you put your one leg over the other, it pumps the larger amount of blood into the heart. This, in turn, negatively impacts blood circulation.
SPIDER VEINS OR VARICOSE VEINS: It also increases the chances of developing Spider veins or Varicose veins. Sitting crossed –leg can cause irritation in the legs and may compress veins. When you sit in a crossed-leg position, the pressure on the veins increases and impacts the blood flow, leading to these two conditions.
CONCLUSION: Ensure that in whatever position you sit, do not sit in the same position for a prolonged period. Keep on changing your sitting position and whenever you sit, sit in the right posture.