Constantly spending time sitting can be dangerous. To such conclusion experts of the American cancer society
Reports mir24.tv these data were obtained in the analysis of data about 128 thousand men and women who were going in for 21 years. During this period, died about 49 thousand people.
Physicians established the relationship of physical inactivity with the risk of death from a number of diseases. A sedentary lifestyle increases the risk of 14 major groups of diseases – cancer, diseases of cardiovascular system, diabetes, diseases of the musculoskeletal system, kidneys, lungs (COPD), liver, gastrointestinal tract, disease Parkinson’s and Alzheimer’s, nervous disorders. According to scientists, there is even a link between prolonged sitting and risk of suicide.
“If the person is in a sitting position for 6 or more hours a day, the risk of premature death increases by 19% compared to people who sit less than 3 hours,” the authors found a new job.
How physical inactivity affects the human body is still unknown. According to experts, the habit of sitting can increase triglycerides, blood glucose, blood pressure and insulin. The likelihood of developing various diseases is also estimated in different ways: 10% for cancer to 60% with disorders of the musculoskeletal apparatus.