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Sedentary lifestyle may lead to the following disorders:
Buttock Pain
Low Back Pain
Brain Impairment
Obesity
A 2012 study found that if the average American reduced his or her sitting time to three hours per day, life expectancy would climb by two years. Additionally, most experts recommend splitting your time between standing and sitting by using a Standing Desk that can be raised upward or a tall chair that you can pull up to your desk when you do need to sit, because standing all day can lead to back, knee or foot problems.
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The evidence that low back pain was significantly more prevalent among employees with more sedentary jobs illustrates that the longer sitting time is associated with the a higher risk of getting LBP in an industrial setting.
Lis, Angela Maria, et al. "Association between sitting and occupational LBP". Eur Spine J. vol. 16, issue
Those who sat for about three hours a day were 33% less likely to die of cardiovascular disease than that for seven hours a day. Harvard Medical School followed more than 2,600 people ages 60 and older and recorded their typical sitting habits (including a weekday and weekend) for nine years.
Health.harvard.edu. "Why you should move - even just a little - throughout the day". Harvard Health Publishing, 1 Nov. 2020,
This is because sitting causes blood to pool in your legs. If worse, it could lead to blood clots, which can cause deep vein thrombosis.
Office on Women’s Health, "Varicose veins and spider veins fact sheet". US Department of Health and Human Services,
Findings from recent studies of Harvard Medical School have shown that more than 5,600 women followed for five years...
Health.harvard.edu. "Why you should move - even just a little - throughout the day". Harvard Health Publishing, 1 Nov. 2020,
American Journal of Epidemiology, vol. 173, issue 10, 15 May 2011, p. 1183–1191,
As many as 70% of male office workers spend six or more hours each day sitting down.
The research found that the static seating position has been shown to lead to an increase in intradiscal pressure, which leads to disk bulges, protrusions, and, potentially, herniations
New York: Oxford University, Press; 2011, https://doi.org/10.1093/occmed/kqr102
90% of men who sit for prolonged durations experienced erection dysfunction eventually.Sitting on a chair for hours at a stretch can increase the temperature inside the testes, thus destroying the sperm within it.
Every year around 2,500,000 Americans visit their doctor for constipation.
A gastroenterologist found that staying in a sitting position for long periods of time kinks up your colon, discouraging stool from passing through and causing constipation.
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