Stoughton Hospital Health Talk

Sitting is the “New” Smoking

January 2, 20179 min
Diabetes, risk of stroke, high blood pressure, and heart disease are all health risks associated with smoking, but surprising new evidence is finding that sitting can be just as bad for you, causing the same complications. The health risks of sitting too much mostly affect those with desk jobs. Even if you go to the gym in the morning, the amount of sitting you do at work, followed by sitting in front of the TV at home, can outdo that hour of physical activity.Luckily, inactivity is an easy habit to change.Listen in as Betsy Cull, M.S gives great advice to help get you up and active.

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