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sedentary

 [sed´en-tar″e]
of inactive habits; pertaining to a sitting posture.

sedentary

/sed·en·tary/ (sed´en-tar″e)
1. sitting habitually; of inactive habits.
2. pertaining to a sitting posture.

sedentary

(sĕd′n-tĕr′ē)
adj.
1. Characterized by or requiring much sitting: a sedentary job.
2. Accustomed to sitting or to taking little exercise.
3. Attached or rooted; sessile: sedentary marine organisms.

sed′en·tar′i·ly (-târ′ə-lē) adv.
sed′en·tar′i·ness n.

sedentary

[sed′ənter′ē]
Etymology: L, sedentarius, sitting
pertaining to a condition of inaction, such as work or recreation that can be performed in the sitting posture.

sedentary

(of animals) attached to the substrate and not moving along it.

sedentary

of inactive habits; pertaining to a fat, castrated or confined animal.

Patient discussion about sedentary

Q. Which of the diseases are possible outcome of inactivity? what may be the good effect of activity and adverse effect of inactivity on the person’s health. Which of the diseases are possible outcome of inactivity?

A. being lazy affect every aspect and every system in our body. from the central nervous system to kidney and urinary system. obesity is caused most of the times due to laziness, and that leads to heart, musculo-skeletal problems and even cancer.

Q. Can prolonged inactivity increase lithium levels? Have noted increased tremors, blurred vision, poor coordination and muscle weakness.

A. BeansMom - what you describe does sounds like an overdose of lithium! this is an emergency and you should go to a hospital! drink more fluids and go o the hospital!
i'm not sure what you mean about inactivity, you mean physical activity? i know that if you change the amount of salt in your diet that can cause change of lithium amount in your blood.

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