Sedentary Death Syndrome

Death caused by extreme inactivity and poor nutrition
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The other is what you call Sedentary Death Syndrome.
DS: Sedentary Death Syndrome, or SeDS, is the term developed by more than 200 leading physiologists to bring attention to the growing epidemic of physical inactivity and poor nutrition, and their relationship to chronic, preventable diseases.
These researchers call Sedentary Death Syndrome the second-largest threat to public health and expect it to add as much as $3 trillion to health care costs over the next ten years, far more than the tax cuts being proposed today.
As such, the Disuse Syndrome is similar to the previous formulation of Hypokinetic Disease (5) and sedentary death syndrome (6).
Booth, a professor at the University of Missouri, calls this condition SeDS, or Sedentary Death Syndrome.