The researchers stated that strong evidence shows physical inactivity increases the risk of many major adverse health conditions including:
- death (from any cause)
- coronary heart disease.
- high blood pressure.
- metabolic syndrome (including obesity and abnormal blood cholesterol levels)
- type 2 diabetes.
Lack of exercise as ‘deadly’ as smoking – NHSwww.nhs.uk › › Lifestyle and exercisewww.nhs.uk › › Lifestyle and exercise
What are 3 health problems caused by lack of exercise?
What are the health risks of an inactive lifestyle?
- Heart diseases, including coronary artery disease and heart attack.
- High blood pressure.
- High cholesterol.
- Metabolic syndrome.
- Type 2 diabetes.
- Certain cancers, including colon, breast, and uterine cancers.
How is lack of exercise harmful to your health?
Lack of physical activity has clearly been shown to be a risk factor for cardiovascular disease and other conditions: Less active and less fit people have a greater risk of developing high blood pressure. Lack of physical activity can add to feelings of anxiety and depression.
Which disease has a decreased risk from regular exercise?
Regular moderate to intense physical activity is associated with decreased risk of coronary heart disease and ischaemic and haemorrhagic stroke.