Sitting For Long Periods Of Time Shortens Your Lifespan And Cause Cancers, Studies Confirm

Modern work made everything easier with the aid of computers and the Internet. The modern workforce rely on computers and workers are often ...


Sitting For Long Periods Of Time Shortens Your Lifespan And Cause Cancers, Studies Confirm

Modern work made everything easier with the aid of computers and the Internet. The modern workforce rely on computers and workers are often sitting for long stretch of hours. Our bodies are designed for frequent locomotion and sitting too much may have a negative effect on ones health. Recent studies confirmed that sitting for long periods of time shortens the lifespan of a person.

Sitting For Long Periods Of Time Shortens Your Lifespan And Cause Cancers, Studies Confirm

Studies are conducted by many doctors around the world. The conclusion of their studies are very unsettling. They found out that by sitting for at least 3 hours a day will cut a person's life expectancy by 2 months. The risks of a person to contract a cardiovascular disease is increased if he/she sits too much.

Sitting For Long Periods Of Time Shortens Your Lifespan And Cause Cancers, Studies Confirm

Prolonged sitting is not advised and not natural for human body. Unfortunately, even exercise seems to not counteract the effect of extended sitting periods. It is advised to stand frequently or stretch a little and not let your body to be set in idle mode for hours. Not stretching also affects the posture of the person. 

Sitting For Long Periods Of Time Shortens Your Lifespan And Cause Cancers, Studies Confirm

Much more unsettling is the fact that sitting for more than 3 hours is often linked to some types of cancer. According to a certain Dr. Mercola a person who sits too much have increased chances of getting lung cancer by 54%,Colon cancer by 30% and Uterine Cancer by 66%(for women).

All these facts might scare a lot of people. The seemingly safe TV watching while chilling habit have this full blown effect on ones health. So it's highly advised to change routines and avoid sitting for long extended hours and exercise frequently.

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