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Scientists: sedentary lifestyle

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Scientists have found that sedentary and sedentary lifestyle is the cause of death of 3.8% of the population.

A sedentary life leads to health problems.

During the study, the experts conducted analysis of statistical data collected from 2002 to 2011, which established the connection between way of life and causes of death. The data came from 54 countries. Scientists have been able to reasonably say that a sedentary lifestyle every year carries 3.8% of lives.

Habit little movement leads to the development of obesity, cardiovascular diseases, and also inflammatory processes in the spine. According to statistics, the highest number of deaths occurred in Western Pacific, Europe and North America, and less people die in the countries of South-East Asia.

The authors of the research emphasize that reducing sedentary lifestyles is only 10% helps to significantly improve health.

Scientists say that the optimal period during which the sitting position has no significant effect on healthy not exceed 3 hours. The researchers note that any person to maintain health should be mindful of physical exertion.

About the study reported in the publication “American Journal of Preventive Medicine”.

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