Study Finds Sitting Too Much Relates To Increased Risk Of Early Death

Sitting for hours for a long time may increase the risk of early death no matter how much you exercise, study finds. The report was published online Sept. 11 in the journal Annals of Internal Medicine. Researcher finds that people who sat the most had twice the risk of dying over a 4-year period as people who sat the least. But it might be helpful for inducing the risk by taking a break every 30 minutes to get up and walk around.


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As more and more people have realized the importance of regular exercise, most of them have developed the habit of exercising in the morning and they think they are in good health. However, they should also be mindful of not sitting too much throughout the day.
Many people sit for up to 10 hours a day without movement due to work, which will greatly increase the risk for an early death. It is necessary to get up often and break up the sedentary habits.
Researcher said that this study only shows a link between sitting and an increased risk of early death. It can’t prove that sitting causes the risk directly. But how prolonged sitting might be related to an increased risk of early death isn’t known. It could be about how the body handles blood sugar, but it is not proven.
According to statistics, a large amount of men are being affected by prostatitis due to long-term sitting. When a man sits, he sits on his prostate gland. This puts pressure on the prostate, which, over time, can cause irritation. To relieve this pressure, men should get up and move around at least once every hour. 
It is a good behavioral change to get up and walk around for a few minutes every half an hour. However, the decrease of early death might also require a combination of exercise, light activity and frequent movement breaks, researcher added. 

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