Lessen pain by straightening up

/Lessen pain by straightening up

Lessen pain by straightening up

My HormonologyBothered by a headache, sore joints or other discomfort? You’ll feel better when you stand or sit up straight, reveals a study in the Journal of Experimental Social Psychology.

Good posture strikes a double-blow to pain: It boosts confidence, which makes you feel like you’re more in control of what’s causing your problem—a key factor for overcoming discomfort—plus, it may prompt the body to churn out more testosterone—a hormone that makes you less sensitive to pain.

By | 2018-08-12T17:12:20+00:00 May 1st, 2013|health, hormonology tip, natural remedies|0 Comments

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Gabrielle Lichterman is the founder of Hormonology, author of 28 Days: What Your Cycle Reveals about Your Love Life, Moods and Potential and creator of the popular Hormone Horoscope apps and Female Forecaster app. She teaches how hormones impact a woman's moods, health and behavior in talks and workshops.

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