physical activity

Sitting Increases Risk of Death From 14 Diseases

MONDAY, July 2, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Get up off of the couch: Sitting too much may kill you even if you exercise regularly.

If you sit for six hours a day or more, your risk of dying early jumps 19 percent, compared with people who sit fewer than three hours, an American Cancer Society study suggests.
By Steven Reinberg
HealthDay Reporter

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Physical Activity Decreases Heart Disease

Do you want to prevent heart disease? Are you interested in possibly reversing damage to your heart vessels? Well, the research supports these claims. We all know the factors that contribute to heart disease; hypertension, smoking, diabetes, elevated cholesterol, obesity, and poor diet, but did you know that inactivity is also a risk factor. In developed countries heart disease is the number one cause of death. By Paul Villaire FNP-BC

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