Desk jobs are good but no more than 8 hours of work

You might love your well-paying desk job very much. But, if you’re at it for more than 8 hours a day, your heart might not like it very much.

ONE studying (opens in new tab) from the Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences and Peking Union Medical College reveals that sitting for more than 8 hours in the office increases the risk of developing heart failure by up to 50%.

The headline numbers

It was also not a small study to overlook, as it included 105,677 participants aged between 35 and 70 years recruited from January 1, 2003 and followed up to August 31, 2021 in up to 21 high- and middle-income people. and low-income countries.

During a median follow-up of 11.1 years, 6,233 deaths and 5,696 major cardiovascular events were documented, including 2,966 strokes and 671 heart failure.

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