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Sedentary behavior: Emerging evidence for a new health risk

15 January 2015 [10:58] - TODAY.AZ

/By AzerNews/

By Amina Nazarli

The catchy slogan "You can do it not leaving your home" is becoming popular day by day.

Today, we are more and more turning into a sedentary nation. Achievements of our civilization make us all to move less. Getting to any place and homework are getting easier.

Besides the fact that immobility is the main cause behind diseases such as prostatitis, hemorrhoids, diseases of the cardiovascular system and the musculoskeletal system, it also shortens our life for 5-10 years.

If you want your work to bring joy and satisfaction rather than sickness and fatigue, it is not enough only to choose the best one for your soul. You also need to organize your workplace, as well as yourself in it.

Take breaks at work. While working with a computer for 6-8 hours, it is important to give a rest to your eyes every 2-3 hours for 15 minutes. It is also necessary to push the monitor on 50-60 cm from your face.

Harmful dust and microbes do not settle in your lungs, if before and after work you wipe the monitor and keyboard with a damp cloth.

Remember that regular wet cleaning of workplace prevents increasing of electrostatic potential field, which is so harmful for your health.

Exercise, exercise and again exercise, besides improving your cardiovascular health, lower blood pressure and level of cholesterol can help you to maintain a healthy weight, which can boost all of these benefits even more.

Health officials strongly recommend us to take a walk, at least 20 minutes, before reaching the work office. A ride on the bike would be just perfect. You take the bus? That is ok. But get off one stop earlier and walk on foot towards your work. Rule out using the elevator and get friend with the stairs.

You can also do exercises even by not standing up from your chair. No one will notice that you are engaged in it. For example, tightening, turning your head to the left and right and other such kinds of exercise can help relax your muscles.

Doctors say, by relaxing, you do not only evaluate what was made??, but also filter the current ideas to make a room for new ones. Breaks will also protect you against tension and chronic fatigue.

While trying to show dedication and a high coefficient of efficiency, do not deprive yourself of lunch and some short breaks: otherwise you would not do the job efficiently.

One of the problems of our lives is that most of us are always in a hurry. And when there is free time, we eagerly snapp up on food.

All this, in turn, will lead to stress and diseases. Change your life for the better and start to eat slowly because this is no a big deal. Bite off a little, chew slowly and thoroughly enjoy every morsel of your food.

Do snacks at work, except the lunch, so that your stomach not to remain empty. But here we are not talking about the chips, marmalade and other harmful snacks. Dried apricots, raisins and walnuts, fruits are ideal and tasty products not to let your stomach get bored.

If your work is not a pleasant experience, you won't be happy in life. There is no light in your eyes, you do not rejoice in the new day and become irritable. But if the work is favorable, you are in harmony and live, in the full sense of this word. And most importantly you would want to do more and go to the next professional level.


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