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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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However, it is of utmost importance to take up a low-salt, low-trans fat, low sugar diet and give up a sedentary lifestyle by getting involved in activity and exercise.
Previous research has shown that being sedentary increases the risk of cardiovascular disease but until now its effect on patients with established heart disease was unknown.
Sedentary behaviour has previously been linked to diabetes, obesity, heart disease and mental health problems, but its impact on the health of pregnant women is unclear.
Bohnen's team investigated whether participation in exercise, like swimming or aerobics, could help alleviate the motor symptoms that made these patients want to stay sedentary in the first place.
been in the form of displacing light physical activity for sedentary behaviours and not necessarily from decreased active leisure, exercise or sporting pursuits, which have traditionally been the sole focus of many health, social and political campaigns" the authors of the study wrote.
In another recent large analysis published in the Annals of Internal Medicine, researchers examined data from 47 studies that assessed the health effects of sedentary behavior adjusted for physical activity.
The findings, published in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, challenge two common assumptions: that mobile and sedentary groups maintained separate communities, and that public buildings were constructed only after a society fully had put down roots.
Sjogren measured telomeres in blood samples in a group of 49 overweight sedentary people before and after half of them took part in a 6-month exercise program.
Participants spent about two-thirds of their waking hours being sedentary, despite knowing the benefits of physical activity, both in exercise and lifestyle physical activity.
1) Emerging research indicates that sedentary behaviour may have important implications on health, independent of physical activity.
Conversely, every extra half hour per day that older adults are sedentary could raise their 10-year death risk by about 1%, explained Jodi D.
uk) says: "A s our lives become more sedentary with the advance of technology, we are leaving our bodies at risk of suffering with chronic spinal pain.