Inactive Lifestyle: Increased health risk

Inactive Lifestyle: Increased health risk

Inactive Lifestyle: Increased health risk

Most of us are not aware of how dangerous our life can be in the long term with the limited amount of motion or activity. Upon doing this what we are missing is, we are not exercising our body, which is actually killing us.

What is an inactive lifestyle and how does sitting kill us?

Inactive lifestyle is being physically inactive or sitting for a longer period of time.  According to a research people with a sedentary or inactive lifestyle are more likely to suffer with some serious health problems like-

  • Muscle shrinkage
  • Insomnia
  • Obesity
  • Anxiety
  • Cardiovascular disease
  • High blood pressure
  • Diabetes
  • Negative effects on mental health
  • Various Cancers
  • Memory loss
  • Depression
  • Maintain a healthier lifestyle with inactive schedule by following these steps-
  • Morning/evening walks
  • Walks during break
  • Gardening
  • Climbing stairs
  • Jogging
  • Cycling
  • Swimming

Positive effects of exercise

  • Reduces risk of cancer
  • Helps in reducing the effects of diabetes, asthma,  alzheimer’s disease, parkinson’s disease, depression, and dementia
  • No of brain cells increases, thus increasing the size of the brain
  • Levels of neurotransmitters like dopamine, serotonin elevate the mood right after the exercise or work out
  • Increases bone density
  • Lowers blood pressure
  • Strengthens bones and muscles
  • Reduces body fat
  • Improves joint mobility
  • Detoxifies the body
  • Long term memory increases.
  • Boost immune system.
  • Energy levels increase.
  • Life expectancy increases.
  • Improves complexion
  • Improves sleep quality

While exercising or stretching definitely helps, physical therapy at SOS PHYSIO Rehab also provides a wide variety of activities, actions, and techniques that can help the body to maintain muscle strength and mobility, thus delaying the various health risks caused by inactive lifestyle.

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