According to the British Heart Foundation, being active can reduce the risk of certain heart and circulatory diseases by up to 35%. On the other hand, being physically inactive or sedentary can lead to heart and circulatory diseases such as heart attacks and strokes.
According to the New York State Department of Health, it is estimated that approximately 35% of coronary heart disease mortality is due to physical inactivity. About 60% of all Americans ages 18 and older report being physically inactive. The department notes that coronary heart disease is the leading cause of death in the United States with more than 700,000 deaths annually.
It should also be noted that insufficiently active people have a 20-30% increased risk of death compared to sufficiently active people, according to the World Health Organization. According to the latest estimates from the World Health Organization and the International Labor Organization published in Environment International, working 55 hours or more per week is associated with an estimated 35% higher risk of stroke and a 17% higher risk of dying from cardiac ischemia. illness, compared to working 35 to 40 hours a week.
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