A study published by Oxford Medical suggests that neck pain can cause poor sleep, psychological conditions, and lack of rest.
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Very often, pain in the neck appears due to muscle cramps or muscle strain. However, if there are no obvious problems, do not rush to blame yourself for being hunched over, and therefore you feel unpleasant pain.
Although it is generally accepted that neck pain is caused by poor posture, uncomfortable stools, a table, or a poor posture during work, studies show that these causes do not actually cause pain in the neck.
Factors that provoke neck pain
Scientists observed a group of people who were bothered by recurrent pain in the cervical spine.
It turned out that those people who often complain of pain in the neck sleep worse and work at jobs with great physical exertion.
They also rarely went in for sports and often have a bad mood. Due to the fact that they were often stressed, they felt more muscle strain, and therefore pain in the neck.
As a conclusion, scientists advise not to rush to buy a new chair for work, but to take care of your rest, quality sleep and reduce stress.
Of course, physical activity will not be superfluous.
If the pain does not disappear after you have adjusted your lifestyle, you should consult a doctor. You probably have certain chronic conditions that provoke it.
Causes of systematic neck pain
Cervical osteochondrosis is a common cause of pain in the neck. Reflex symptoms of the disease are manifested by sharp pains, "backache" in the neck, aggravated by movement. When turning and tilting the head, a characteristic crunch is heard in the neck, and sometimes a person is forced to take a fixed position in the cervical region due to intense pain. Injuries to bones, joints and soft tissues. Up to 90% of people experience muscle spasms from time to time. Spasm occurs due to overstrain of the cervical muscles. It is characteristic that muscle strain can be the result of both dynamic and static loads. Inflammatory and infectious diseases. Radiculitis. Protrusion and hernia of the intervertebral disc. Curvature of the spinal column in the cervical spine. Inflammation of the lymph nodes – in addition to pain in the neck, the patient has concomitant symptoms: fever, enlarged lymph nodes in size, headaches and general weakness. Systemic disorders in the body.