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Does watching tv and sitting in the computer for a long period of time affectt ur health?
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Dr. Alvin Lin
Internal Medicine - Geriatrics
3 doctors agree
In brief: Yes!
Many studies have demonstrated that the more we sit, the greater our risk for dying.
Check out some of my posts on watching tv http://alvinblin.Blogspot.Com/2011/08/your-tv-can-kill-you-part-4.Html & just sitting there http://alvinblin.Blogspot.Com/2012/03/dont-just-sit-there-do-something-part-6.Html. More recently http://alvinblin.Blogspot.Com/2012/05/longer-commutes-are-bad-for-you-imagine.Html.

In brief: Yes!
Many studies have demonstrated that the more we sit, the greater our risk for dying.
Check out some of my posts on watching tv http://alvinblin.Blogspot.Com/2011/08/your-tv-can-kill-you-part-4.Html & just sitting there http://alvinblin.Blogspot.Com/2012/03/dont-just-sit-there-do-something-part-6.Html. More recently http://alvinblin.Blogspot.Com/2012/05/longer-commutes-are-bad-for-you-imagine.Html.
Dr. Alvin Lin
Dr. Alvin Lin
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Dr. Quang Nguyen
Internal Medicine - Endocrinology
2 doctors agree
In brief: Poor health
Numerous studies have linked prolonged sitting/inactivity with poor health risks such as diabetes, or death from heart disease and stroke.
A recent study published 7/10/12 showed that prolonged sitting > 3 hrs/day will lessen your life expectancy by 2 years. http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-18767278.

In brief: Poor health
Numerous studies have linked prolonged sitting/inactivity with poor health risks such as diabetes, or death from heart disease and stroke.
A recent study published 7/10/12 showed that prolonged sitting > 3 hrs/day will lessen your life expectancy by 2 years. http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-18767278.
Dr. Quang Nguyen
Dr. Quang Nguyen
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