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Don't Just Sit There

Appledore Medical Group June 06, 2017

“Numerous studies have shown that, even if you have adequate exercise, leading a sedentary lifestyle — that is, sitting for more than six to eight hours [per day] — will lead to poor circulation and cardiovascular risk,” says Syed Peeran, MD, a vascular surgeon at Appledore Medical Group's Coastal Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery, based out of Portsmouth Regional Hospital.

In an article with New Hampshire Magazine, Dr. Syed Peeran discusses five tips for reducing the amount of time we spend sitting during our daily lives, which can be "linked with a range of health problems that include varicose veins, leg swelling and pain, obesity, heart disease, diabetes, cancer and premature death."

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