According to the World Health Organisation (WHO), pregnant women are part of the high-risk group for contracting influenza. This is most likely due to their suppressed immune system from accommodating the fetus. Furthermore, they are also 7.2 times more likely to be hospitalized as catching influenza increases their risk of complications such as stillbirth, neonatal death, premature delivery, as well as severe disease and death. It was recently discovered that this could be due to the overeager response of their immune system. Although a supercharged immunity system may be seen as something good, however too much of a good thing can turn destructive, especially for these pregnant women.
Living in a fast-paced society is by no means an easy feat. Most of us spend the majority of our time hunched over our laptops in the office, which has led to the development of back pains in our lives. Compared to sitting down, it would seem that active living has a better effect in alleviating back pains according to Harvard Health Publishing. Thus, here are some exercises and stretches that you can do to help relieve back pains.
Death from overwork has become a phenomenon of the past. It is now so commonly featured in the news that masses are accustomed and no longer phased by this occurrence. So why does this happen? The answer to that is workplace burnout.