1. SITTING WITH LEGS CROSSED CAN CAUSE BACK AND HIP PAIN
While sitting, most people shift their weight around, lean to one side or the other, or even cross their legs. But this can lead to bad posture and result in back pain, hip pain or pelvic pain. Sitting with your legs crossed puts your hips in a twisted position, which will rotate one of your pelvic bones at the base of the spine. This may cause additional pressure on your lumbar spine and hips which can contribute to low back pain, hip pain, knee pain and possibly mid-back pain.
2. IT CAN TEMPORARILY RAISE YOUR BLOOD PRESSURE
The blood in your leg veins must work against gravity to return to your heart. When you cross one leg over the other, it increases resistance to the blood flow. This in turn causes the body to increase blood pressure in order to push your blood back up to your heart. Must Read #3
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