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is standing healthier than sitting

A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
60 years experience Internal Medicine
Sitting too long: Unlike in airplane where you can get up and move around, you'll have to wiggle your toes, flex your feet up and down to prevent blood clots and also t ... Read More

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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Laura Anissian
20 years experience Internal Medicine
Walk or stairs: I am presuming you are talking about breaks at work being the "15". I recommend that you take walks or you can take flights of stairs. It is amazing h ... Read More
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Dr. Asha Kamnani
42 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
BE Creative: Park your car 1 mil away and walk to work and back. Join a GYM. If you only have 15 minutes a day to do a work out then some intense aerobics or runni ... Read More
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A 19-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yun Tran
Dr. Yun Tran answered
15 years experience Family Medicine
Consider carefully: for men, 3oz per day is considered ok. for women, 1.5 oz per day. Binge drinking is always a bad idea. and I wouldn‘t say rum is good for health. the ... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience Family Medicine
Pulse rate of 130: Pulse rate of 130 in sitting to standing position is considered tachycardia and it is abnormal.If it is one time event it can be due to many causes in ... Read More
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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Randy Baker
39 years experience Holistic Medicine
You can compensate: You have a good point- it is not healthy for anyone to sit all day, either at school, home or work. However, you are not in school "all day, " probabl ... Read More
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A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
27 years experience Podiatry
I would : Consult with the nasa scientist. Sitting for long periods is not healthy. Excercise is healthy. Not sure how the proposed conclusions were decided u ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Reid Holtzclaw-swan
24 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes: Blood clots if you sit too long. Please get up and walk around from time to time to keep the blood flowing in your legs.
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
36 years experience Family Medicine
Some: Headaches, posture problems, no exrecise.
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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Howard Shapiro
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Same or a bit lower: That is a perfectly normal BP. When you stand, BP may drop a bit, especially if you are fluid depleted as after exercise.

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