I believe many of us tend to cross our legs when we sit down, especially ladies. Not only does it looks more manner, it also make us look more, ehem, sexy, haha :D
But did you know, too much of this practice is bad for you? Crossing legs hinders circulation. It puts pressure on the veins under the knees and slows blood flow, creating an unnecessary burden on the heart. Siting with crossed legs pose health risk for individual with the following:
- heart condition
- varicose veins (veins that have become enlarged and tortuous)
- poor posture
- poor leg circulation
sounds pretty scary right? :0 I guess I should start reminding myself..
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