Posts Tagged "Sitting"

Can Sitting Lead to Depression?

Posted on Aug 21, 2014 in Chronic Disease

It isn’t really uncommon to associate lack of physical activity with a number of physical health problems, such as: obesity, increased risk of cancer, reduced metabolism, high blood pressure, and more. But research is showing that physical inactivity may also be linked to mental health problems as well – namely, an increased risk of depression. Your brain needs as much care as (if not more than) the rest of your body A healthy brain depends on optimal blood flow, high levels of oxygenation, and strong glucose metabolism to actually work properly. When you sit, your metabolism slows down and...

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