“Why are my Muscles so Tight?” Four Things to Consider:
Chronic stress that keeps the body in fight or flight mode disrupts the nervous system causing muscles and connective tissue to tighten. Finding ways to reduce stress is a must in maintaining health and vitality.
I know, this one is tough but worth considering. Caffeine is a stimulant. Chemicals affect each and every person differently. If you suffer from chronic neck pain and stiffness, minimizing or cutting out caffeine may help.
Nutrition is extremely important in muscle health and functioning. Ruling out food triggers and sensitivities is important in reducing inflammation.
- Underlying Condition
Chronically tense muscles can indicate a deeper issue. It’s important to rule out any underlying conditions.