Studies show that three hours of uninterrupted sitting causes blood vessels to compress and slow down blood circulation.
Irrespective of the nature of your work – whether you work in school, home, office, or elsewhere – here are some of the prime problems you may face in different bodily systems due to excessive sitting.
It is suggested to take a break (be it a short, quick walk down the aisle) every 15 minutes, especially when in front of a computer. You’ll find some of these problems/symptoms very common in people who confine themselves to their chairs/desks continuously for hours!
It’s never too late. Take action. Get up. Take a break!
Sitting continuously not only causes swelling of ankles and varicose veins present in the legs, but may also lead to deep vein thrombosis, a condition caused by blood clotting.