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August 15, 2023

Chronic Inactivity Leads to Chronic Disease

Chronic diseases like heart disease, diabetes, and various cancers are major killers today, and physical inactivity is a leading cause of these conditions.

Physical activity is a powerful prevention tool against 35 chronic conditions, ranging from obesity and heart disease to anxiety and osteoporosis. Long-term inactivity can worsen risk factors for these diseases.

Physical inactivity and a sedentary lifestyle, in general, significantly shorten both the length and quality of life. However, regular exercise can prevent or delay these health problems.

Public policies and practitioner protocols should address the disease-promoting effects of a sedentary lifestyle and offer simple and effective remedies.

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