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5 SIGNS SHOWING YOUR POSTURE GETTING KYPHOTIC

Kyphosis is a deformity of the spine of the upper back causing an exaggerated outward curve. The official medical term for an abnormal curvature of the thoracic spine is hyperkyphosis. 
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Kyphosis is a disruption to the spinal curvature which makes the back look abnormal or bent. Each person has a curved backbone, within 25 to 45 degrees. However, in patients with kyphosis, the spinal curvature may reach 50 degrees or more. This situation makes people look hunchback.
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In general, kyphosis only causes some problems and does not need to be addressed. However, in severe cases, kyphosis can cause pain, as well as respiratory problems. This condition should be treated with surgical procedures.

SIGNS SHOWING YOUR POSTURE GETTING KYPHOTIC
#1 : PAIN

Always feel pain and uncomfortable sensation around the neck and shoulder area. Pain is due to excessive stress and load at the involved muscles and soft tissue. 
Sometimes, dizziness might also occurred after the neck pain and maybe accompanied by a headache.

SIGNS SHOWING YOUR POSTURE GETTING KYPHOTIC

# 2 : PILLOW

A pillow that is too thick will elevate head too high. Normally, kyphotic person prefer to sleep on a high pillow because it is more comfortable to them. 
As a result, neck is bent upwards, potentially straining muscles, nerves and disc.

SIGNS SHOWING YOUR POSTURE GETTING KYPHOTIC

# 3 : TIGHTNESS

Tightness usually felt over chest and back of thigh muscle. Abnormal spine curvatures will put more strain over certain areas causing muscles to become tight and reduce the elasticity.

SIGNS SHOWING YOUR POSTURE GETTING KYPHOTIC

# 4 : SIT

Practicing an awkward, slouched sitting posture is preferable compare to lean backwards among kyphotic person.
However, sitting like this repetitively and even, sustain it for a prolong period will change the arrangement of muscle fiber and spinal curvature.

SIGNS SHOWING YOUR POSTURE GETTING KYPHOTIC

# 5 : FRIEND

Surrounding people will first see the changes of your posture. Colleagues and friends always tell you that your posture looks uncomfortable, over forward bending. 
Sometimes, other people also realized that your height is differ than usual.

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