Prolonged sitting is the new smoking


By Dr. Shant A. Karayan, D.C.,
special to The Tolucan Times

A 2011 study by Dr. Joan Vernikos documented in Sitting Kills, Moving Heals (Quill Driver Books) reinforces the critical importance of developing “Postural Fitness” to offset the ill health effects associated with prolonged sitting and a sedentary lifestyle which include:

  • Sluggishness, fatigue, loss of stamina
  • Collapse of joints, muscles, organs
  • Poor circulation, diminished vitality, depression
  • Diminished lifespan

Yoga is the best antidote to poor posture and a sedentary lifestyle.

The office of Dr. Shant A. Karayan, D.C. is located at 2625 W Alameda Ave., Suite 506, in Burbank. For more information call (818) 972-9142.   

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