Our daily routine involves sitting from 9am to 5 pm. Does this affect our hearts? what if we exercise, will this reduce the risk? A group of researchers studied this topic.
Every Hour of Inactivity increases cornoary artery calcification by 14 %
The researchers studied 2000 adults. They found that sitting for one hour time will increase the calcification of the coronary artery by 14 %.
The effect of sitting is independent of exercise or history of heart disease
According to the researcher, this increase in the calcification of the coronary artry is independent of exercise and history of heart disease.