Health and Fitness

Published on June 28th, 2013 | by Muhd Erfan

When you sit too long, your body is affected

Consuming something too much is always unhealthy and same goes too sitting too long. Here are the things that will go wrong in your body if you sit for too long.


Blood clots that forms after sitting to rigidly travels to your brain and may cause stroke.


Individuals who experience heart failure, fluids first backs up in the lungs.


Physical activities reduces hypertension and high blood pressure, therefore, if nothing is being done by your arms, it will increase the chances for you to have hypertension and high blood pressure.


Siting too much contributes obesity and colon cancer. Enzymes in the blood vessel of muscles which are responsible for burning fat gets shut off and the body’s method of metabolizing fuels such as glucose and lipids gets disturbed.


Fluid retained in the legs during the day moves to the neck at night and contributes to obstructive sleep apnea.


A sedentary lifestyle contributes to cardiovascular disease. In people who who suffer from heart failure and obstructive sleep apnea, fluid collects in the lungs in the lungs and neck at night.


Fluid collects in the legs during sitting. Only walking helps to pump the fluid out before it causes problem.

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