10 Common Issues You Can Develop From Sitting

Diabetes risk

People who spend more time sitting also have a 112 percent increased risk of diabetes. In a study that looked at the effects of just five days of bed rest, researchers saw increased insulin resistance, a precursor to diabetes.

 

Varicose veins

When you sit for long periods of time, this can cause blood to pool in the legs and this leads to varicose veins or spider veins, which is a smaller version of the former. Generally, they aren’t harmful, but these visible and swollen veins can be unsightly. In rare cases, varicose veins can lead to more serious and damaging conditions, like blood clots.

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  1. Scientists are always saying stuff based on studies. I say live your life and if you die, you die. you will eventually die. I would rather die my way than someone else’s. At least I have some control over my fate.

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