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Sitting promotes fatty liver disease
 

Sitting promotes fatty liver disease

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Longer sitting time may be associated with a higher prevalence of non-alcoholic fatty liver disease in the Chinese male population, with inflammatory indicators potentially modifying this association, a cross-sectional study suggests.
 
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25 Sep 2016 - General
 
The ugly truth is we all are experiencing sedentary life styles with the development. Machines are the equipments which are being used to make the deeds more easier than they were. Over use of the machines makes us unhealthy by decreasing our physical activity. For a person with high values of cholesterol, the instructions what we usually give contains the methods to increase the physical activity level of the person. if you are doing a sitting job there is a less physical activity level and mor...
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More recent studies are pointing out physical inactivity as a risk factor for acquiring disease. The well-documented metabolic syndrome was the first to surface and now even non-alcoholic fatty liver disease can be attributed to sedentary lifestyle. It was remarkable that the inflammatory mediators were up in the study group though they were inactive. One factor could be the age of the participants and another would be the associated co-morbidities. I wish that the study included the co-morbidit...
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It has been seen that if an individual sits for more than 7 hours per day, it may lead to fatty liver disease. It has been seen in Chinese that sitting promotes fatty liver disease. Long term sitting results in obesity while obesity and insulin resistance play a strong role in this disease development. When fat is deposited in the liver due to causes other than excessive alcohol intake, it is called as a non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD). It is a very common liver disease in Chinese male...
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Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease is a very common disorder and refers to a group of conditions where there is accumulation of excess fat in the liver of people who drink little or no alcohol. The metabolic syndrome characterized by diabetes, or pre-diabetes (insulin resistance), being overweight or obese, elevated blood lipids such as cholesterol and triglycerides, as well as high blood pressure. I agree with Dr. ...
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This cross-sectional study showed that prolonged sitting time may be associated with higher prevalence of non-alcoholic fatty liver disease. Such a conclusion is quite true to some extent. As we know, non-alcohol fatty liver disease is usually associated with patient with metabolic syndrome, increased body mass index, type 2 diabetes mellitus, and hypercholesterolemia. People with prolonged sitting time will usually do less physical activities or exercise. This cohort of people will be at risk...
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