Sitting has more negative effects than you think.

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Sitting has more negative effects than you think.

Common, slow-forming side effects of sitting include low back pain, tight muscles, poor posture, inactive core muscles, headaches, joint pain and chronic fatigue.

Sitting without moving your body for long periods of time has many negative effects on your health. Let’s have a look.

1. If accumulated more than 10 hours per day – increases the risk of heart disease and stroke by 147%. 

2. If accumulated for more than 7 hours per day or more – increases the risk of depression by 47%.

3. If you sit for more than 2 hours continuously – it increases your risk of endometrial cancer by 10%, colon cancer by 8%, and lung cancer by 6%.

4. If you regularly sit for more than 90 minutes – your risk of death will increase by two times. 

5. Increase the chance of leading to diabetes by 112% in those with sedentary behavior as a lifestyle. 

But the good news is Getting up and moving ทางเข้า ufabet your body Walking for just 2 minutes every hour reduces the risk of premature death by up to 33%.

Do you know how many hours per day you spend sitting?

If you’re among most North Americans you spend over 13 hours of your day seated. This includes watching television, driving your car, air travel, reading, checking email, or surfing the Internet. Given the large number of people who spend their days inactively, there is more research coming out surrounding the negative health consequences of a sedentary lifestyle.

  • People who sit more than 11 hours per day have a 40 percent increased risk of death in the next three years, compared to people who sit for four hours or less.
  • People who have held sedentary lifestyles for more than 10 years have twice the risk of colon cancer.
  • The longer a person sits, the shorter the lifespan.
  • Sitting for long periods may also affect the development of musculoskeletal disorders.