The globalizing world has brought drastic changes in the way humans work and communicate, especially if you compare it with the prehistoric times. However, research and health experts have associated long periods of sitting with multiple health problems like obesity, high blood sugar, depression, stress, metabolic syndrome and so on. An estimated 65% of the global population spends 7 – 10 hours (or even more) sitting before a computer every day.
A human body is designed to move regularly. Being inactive for longer periods can be highly detrimental to the health. In fact, it affects from head to toe. Certainly, the effects will not happen just in a day. It will develop gradually.