According to a study, people who spend most of the day sitting have a higher risk of developing Alzheimer’s. Experts stated that people who sit for 10 hours a day face an 8 percent higher risk of dementia than those who sit for 9 hours.
In the statement made by the British Heart Foundation, it was stated that adults in the study period spent an average of 9.5 hours of sedentary time per day. In the aforementioned statement, it was stated that this period increased to ten hours between the ages of 65 and 74, and to 11 hours for those over the age of 75.
IT INCREASES THE RISK OF GETTING ALZHEIMER’S BY 63 PERCENT
Researchers at USC and the University of Arizona; He stated that people who sit regularly for 12 hours have a risk of developing Alzheimer’s at a rate of nearly 63 percent.
IT ALSO BRINGS VARIOUS DISEASES WITH IT
An inactive life brings with it various health problems. Experts stated that many disorders may occur, from cognitive health deterioration to chronic heart diseases, and emphasized that this situation may pave the way for the risk of death at a young age.
He describes the discomforts seen in people who sit for long periods of time as follows:
Muscle weakening occurs in less-used legs and hips.
Metabolism slows down. This leads to faster weight gain.
Sitting position causes the discs in the spine to compress and damage the back structure. For this reason, you are more likely to experience pain in the hip and back areas.
It leads to depression,
- Although no clear evidence has been obtained; It is evaluated by experts that sitting for long periods of time can significantly increase the risk of uterine, lung and colon cancer.