New Delhi, Desk jockeys sitting in one place all the time can prove to be fatal for the body. Studies in many countries have claimed that employees who sit for 8 hours a day have a higher risk of heart attack and stroke. Along with this, the death rate is also said to be very high.
According to a study conducted by the Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences and Peking Union Medical College, workers who sit at a desk for 8 hours continuously have a 20 percent higher risk of stroke and heart attack. This study has been done for 11 years on 105,677 people from 21 countries. The study found that more than 6,200 of these people died.
Out of which 2,300 people have died due to heart attack. 3,000 people died of stroke and 700 died of heart failure.
India is also not spared from this disaster. Cases of heart attack are also increasing rapidly in India. According to some reports, about 60 percent of the total heart attack patients are in India.HS1MS