'Trigger Finger' condition on the increase in young people from excessive use of mobile phones/ keyboards/ gaming devices...

The condition got its name due to the action of a locked finger suddenly “popping” back into place as if releasing a trigger on a gun. Severe cases can result in the affected finger being “locked” in position until it is released by an outside force.

The tendonitis condition is the result of chronic inflammation of the synovial sheath for flexor tendons and commonly affects the thumb, index, middle and ring fingers.

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Reducing your salt from 8g to 4g/day may help take your headache away...

New research from the United States published in the BMJ Open (11.12.14); ‘Effects of dietary sodium and the DASH diet on the occurrence of Headaches’ has shown that when people reduce their salt intake, there is a big and significant reduction (31%) in the number of them suffering from headaches.

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People who have poorer posture often have poorer physical and emotional health. The researchers define bad posture as "the head in a tilted forward position and the shoulders dropping forward in a rounded position."

Bad posture has been linked to a host of medical problems, including headaches and other neurological problems, depression, constipation, and heart disease. At a minimum, constant slouching is likely to cause a lot of chronic pain.

This is why Hansraj said it's important to be mindful of your smartphone posture.

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