VIDEO: Can Sitting Too Much Kill You?

Standing up for a quick stretch or walking for a couple minutes every hour is a great way to reduce health risks associated with prolonged sitting. Advanced Heart Failure Attending Physician Jenica Upshaw, MD notes that 40% of heart disease is preventable – the secret to wellness is maintaining healthy habits over time.

The above content is provided for educational purposes by Tufts Medical Center. It is free for educational use. For information about your own health, contact your physician.  Posted September 2017

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