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Work at it.: Do you exercise at all? If given the choice, do you take the stairs or an elevator/escalator? Do you park close to a building or far away? Do you own a push or riding lawn mower? Or do you have a landscaping service and watch them cut your lawn from the window? Always look for simple ways to increase your activity every day. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Disuse atrophy occurs from a lack of physical exercise. In most people, muscle atrophy is caused by not using the muscles enough. People with sedentary jobs, medical conditions that limit their movement, or decreased activity levels can lose muscle tone and develop atrophy. This type of atrophy can be reversed with ...Read more
One contributor: Can be how healthy the behaviors were that our parents modeled for us. Once a person becomes deconditioned - it takes a significant effort to work back into a healthy, active lifestyle. Health problems, exhaustion, workaholism, competing responsibilities ; priorities can all get in the way of an active lifestyle. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Do I have an active, moderately active or mildly sedentary lifestyle? I bike daily 30-100 minutes a day
Biking: 30-100 minutes daily is a big factor in an active lifestyle. If you sit in front of a TV or other screen for the rest of the day you negate some of that. Lifestyle looks a ones whole day. Social interaction and mental stimulation are part also. Keep at it. Peace and good health. How is your diet? ...Read more
Controversial ? but: most authorities would say that, pound for pound (pun intended) it is smoking. However, far more people as a percentage of population are both sedentary and overweight, so its overall burden may be greater, but smokers suffer more cancer, heart disease, emphysema and other disorders than do non-smokers. The worst combination is both - people who smoke, are overweight and are sedentary. ...Read more
See below:: The surgeon general’s report on physical activity and health states: a sedentary lifestyle is damaging the health of americans and bears responsibility for the growing obesity problem in this country. Sedentary lifestyle increases a person’s risk of premature death, as well as the risk of developing heart disease, diabetes, cancer, obesity and other diseases. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Moderation.: Kudos to you for ending your sedentary lifestyle, but i would recommend building up to that distance. Starting too quickly can lead to increased injuries as well as frustrations with not being able to meet goals. Write out a plan to build up to a goal over the next several days and weeks. Keep up the good work! ...Read more
You are what you eat: A sound adage really.Get a more detailed answer ›
Lost 8kg in a year without exercise or changing eating habits, leads a sedentary lifestyle. The only change was leaving school. Should I worry?
Not at all. : But it's not healthy not to exersize. ...Read more
I'm 27 year old female. .Sedentary lifestyle. .How much water does my body need given that i don't sweat much.
If sedentary lifestyle increases risk of health problems, how can paralyzed people avoid this? Or are they screwed on this one?
Yes,they are: screwed on this oneGet a more detailed answer ›
Stable weight: Between 1000-1200 calories per day.Get a more detailed answer ›
I Hve sedentary lifestyle. Does sinus rhythm and early repolarization pattern normal or not? Im 24 and not physically activ. Help please.
Not avtive: With your sedentary lifestyle at your age , and not physically active you MUST see a Psychologist as soon as you can. DO NOT DELAY! Please let me know how things develop. ...Read more
I quite often feel drowsy when I have been working on my PC for a while, pulse is about 50, is this normal for overweight 25y oldw sedentary lifestyle?
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