We all know that prolonged sitting is harmful to our bones because it would lead to neck and back pain. However, do you know that its harm is far more than that? Let’s how does prolonged sitting harm our body?
Women have higher chance of 3 kinds of cancer
Some studies revealed that prolonged sitting is more harmful to women than men. It would increase female’s risk of cancer, especially breast, ovarian cancer and multiple myeloma.
Earlier onset of menopause for men
Men who sit for a long time are lack of exercise. It would lead to depression, listless and fatigue. In this case, they would have an earlier onset of menopause than others.
Higher chance of Alzheimer’s disease
Sitting for a long time would lead to fatigue, insomnia and poor memory. The insufficient blood supply to brain would lead to a higher chance of Alzheimer’s disease.
Diminished digestive system
Prolonged sitting would result in a decline of intestinal peristalsis and fewer digestive fluids that lead to poor appetite, bloating, constipation and so on.