According to Health, four out of five women end up with crippling back pain at some point in their lives. The leading cause for these aches is sitting in front of a computer on a daily basis. The Washington Post interviewed several medical professionals in order to put together a report on the health hazards of prolonged sitting, and the results are severely unsettling, including but not limited to the following ailments: heart disease, over-productive pancreas, foggy brain, strained neck, inflexible spine, mushy abs, tight hips, poor circulation in the legs, varicose veins, soft bones, and disc damage. If those health hazards scared you as much as they did us, learn how to prevent your sitting situation from destroying your health below.
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