Double the Risk of Sudden Cardiac Death

Might Want to Stay Away from This Type of Medication

DrugsThese drugs do far more than “handle” certain serious mental health problems; they can cause sexual dysfunction, alter your blood chemistry, increase your risk for diabetes, decrease your life span, plus they could also double your risk for sudden cardiac death.  Read this article for additional information about the cardiac risk associated with antipsychotic medications.

If You Do This Too Much, You May Die Sooner

Stand Up For Health

Stand Up WorkstationRecent studies suggest that sitting for hours on end is very harmful to one’s health.  It doesn’t seem to help if calories are restricted or physical activity, such as regular exercise at the gym, is performed.  Some scientists think that the muscles lose their ability to metabolize fats and sugars, which, in turn, could result in high cholesterol and increased diabetes.

Over 50 years ago, researchers found that people who had sedentary jobs were twice as likely to develop cardiovascular disease as those with active jobs.  Recently, doctors are seeing an increase in metabolic syndrome in people who have desk jobs, watch a lot of TV or sit at the computer for extended periods of time.

For additional details about the detrimental effects of sitting, read this article.

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