Sitting for too long is as dangerous as smoking a pack of cigarettes a day

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A healthy person is one who is both active and active in every task, but nowadays there is more work to be done while sitting in offices, due to which an ordinary person spends most of his time sitting. In this regard, experts say that in order to live a healthy life, a person should always keep walking and exercise, walking should be a part of his life.

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Experts say that sitting for a long time or permanently has negative and affective effects on the human body which shortens a person’s life. A recent study has revealed that sitting for long periods of time can be as dangerous as smoking a pack of cigarettes a day. Some of the common side effects of sitting are those that can be extremely dangerous to normal life.

Metabolism problem:

Moving the muscles helps our body digest the fats and sugars we eat. If we sit for too long, the digestive system is not as efficient, so the body will retain this fat and sugar.


New medical research shows that sitting can lead to many other types of cancer, including lung and colon cancer.

How to stay active and healthy at work?

Sitting for too long is as bad as smoking a pack of cigarettes a day. When you are active, your level and endurance improve and your bones retain strength.

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You should start by looking for ways to walk while standing or at work, rather than sitting down when given the opportunity. Stand while talking on the phone or watching television. If you work at a desk, try working at a standing desk or set up a high desk or counter.