What are the dangers of sitting?
1. Sitting for too long can lead to brain damage and stomach damage
Sitting still for a long time, slow blood circulation, will lead to brain blood shortage, mental injury brain, mental depression, performance for the body tired tired, mental malaise, yawning. If stand up suddenly, still can appear giddy wait for a symptom. Sitting for a long time, thinking consumption blood injury Yin, if Yin deficiency internal fire endogenous, will also cause five upset heat, and toothache, pharynx, tinnitus, constipation and other symptoms.
2. Sitting for too long can lead to low immunity
Experts say sitting for long periods of time can lead to poor immune cells, a decline in disease resistance and a susceptibility to a variety of diseases. Experts point out that sitting for a long time causes a large amount of water to accumulate in the lower body. When lying down at night, this water will flow back to the upper body, squeezing the lumen of the upper respiratory tract, increasing the risk of sleep apnea and chronic cough.
3. Sitting for too long can break your bones
Sitting for a long time, the neck, shoulder, waist and back continue to maintain a fixed position, intervertebral disc and interspinous ligament for a long time in a tense stalemate state, will lead to neck, shoulder, waist and back stiffness acid swelling pain, or pitching turning difficulty. In particular, poor posture (such as a continuous forward curvature of the spine) can also lead to humpback and hyperosteogenesis.
4. Sitting for too long can lead to an increase in cardiovascular and cerebrovascular diseases
Blood circulation is decelerated, cardiac workload is reduced, can make cardiac function decline for a long time, cause heart muscle atrophy, arteriosclerosis, hypertension, coronary heart disease and other cardiovascular diseases. Studies show that sitting for long periods of time is bad for “good” cholesterol to clear plaque in the arteries. For every hour people watch television, their risk of death from cardiovascular disease increases by 18 percent. Those who watched more than four hours of television a day had an 80 percent increased risk of death from cardiovascular disease and a 46 percent increased risk of death from other causes, compared with those who watched less than two hours.