The major cause of stiff neck and shoulders is the stagnation of blood flow in the trapezius muscle.
Th trapezius muscle always support heavy head and arms which weight is 5 Kg each. That is why the trapezius muscle tends to accumulate tiredness, causing the stagnation of blood flow.
In winter, there is less chance to sweat and that reduces the metabolism and blood flow becomes poor, causing stiff neck and shoulders.
Substance effective to prevent and improve stiff neck and shoulders
That is Vitamin E.
A fruit contains 3.3 mg/100 g while blueberry contains 1.7 mg/100 g and contains 1.3 mg/100 g.
According to an experiment that people whose neck and shoulders are very stiff ate the fruit every day for 10 days, their neck and shoulders became much softer than before eating the fruit.
The fruit is Avocado.
There are a lot of food which contains vitamin E, but avocado also contains vitamin B1 and B2 which help recover from muscle fatigue.
Half of avocado a day is effective to improve stiff neck and shoulders.
Avocado also contains oleic acid which smoothens blood flow by reducing cholesterol, so it is effective to prevent hardening of blood vessels and lifestyle-related diseases.
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