Sitting Down Is Going To Kill You

 
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    May 10, 2011 at 5:00 am

    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.

    Medical Billing And Coding has put together this horrifying chart about the dangers of sitting too long.

    Sitting Is Killing You [Source: medicalbillingandcoding.org]

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