The world that we live in technologically very much advanced. You have the access to the knowledge around the world at your fingertips and all that you have to do is just to ‘click’. But, the advancement of technology is having its own benefits and defects. Unlike the previous centuries where humans had to exert their manual labor to fulfill their tasks, now everything is done by machines and because of this, humans have become more lethargic. We tend to do everything by using machines and most of us sit in front of a computer for more than 8 hours a day.
So, according to a report published in Annals of Internal Medicine, the average person spends more than half of his/her waking hours in an inactive state (sitting at a computer, watching TV, commuting to and from work, etc).
Thus, latest studies prove that sitting in the same position for a prolonged period of time can actually cause problems like chronic back pain, poor posture and even potentially deadly diseases like diabetes, heart diseases, and obesity.
So, if you are someone who is spending more than half of the day in a sitting position, you must pay attention to the facts given below, as your health can be threatened by your posture. Here are some of the negative impacts that you will get if you keep on sitting for hours:
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