Housecall for Health: Sitting & Pain Tolerance

The way you sit could influence your pain tolerance.

FOX's Karlie Pouliot reports in today's "Housecall for Health"...

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Stop slouching and sit up straight!

Not because that's what your mom always told you, but because poor posture can actually make you feel more pain.  In a new study, participants were asked to maintain two stances - one of good posture and one of slouching.  And what researchers found was that those who maintained the "slouch" position has an increased sensitivity to pain.

So adopt more dominant poses, you might just feel more powerful, more in control and be able to tolerate more pain.