For most of us who sit down for living, it seems that apart from aching bones and muscles, it seems that we are in danger of getting heart disease as well as becoming obese. It seems that it is down to all of that inactivity and bad diet, so just to make it even worse for us all they have even produced a wonderfully informative that shows where we are going wrong and how to remedy it before it is too late! Clearly, this is just what we needed to know on a Monday morning!
According to the medicalbillioncoding.org, sitting down for long periods of time cab be dangerous;
As we enter the second decade of the 21st century, there is one thing nearly all modern Americans have in common: we sit all the time. Though our great shift towards computer-based work has done great things for productivity, it has, unfortunately, done terrible things for our health. From increased risk of heart disease and obesity in the long term, to sharply hampered cholesterol maintenance in the short term, the negative health effects of sitting are starting to weigh heavily against the benefits. Even the medical field – the greatest advocates and reducing sitting time – is plagued by this new health issue. Though doctors and nurses get plenty of walking time, it usually falls to the secretaries, billers, and coders to do all the sitting. And, as we can see, something has to change.
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