Scientists: short walks strengthen blood vessels

Work in a sitting position harmful to humans, according to scientists from the Medical school of the University of Missouri. Six hours of sitting reduce blood flow to the legs, causing them the lack of blood flow. The study showed that just ten minutes walk to escape the negative consequences of static work. This writes the Business Standard.

Assessing the condition of the circulatory system 11 healthy men scientists have established that blood flow in the lower extremities is greatly reduced when in a sitting position for six hours.

A little walk changed the situation and saved people from diseases of the joints, pain in the legs, occasional loss of sensitivity. Note, not all scientists agree with the conclusions of researchers. The group from the Rehabilitation Institute of Toronto says even hours of exercise is not enough to restore blood flow in the legs.

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