Study: Sitting For Too Much Time Linked To Thinning Of Temporal Lobe
It Is A Critical Area For Memory Formation And Can Tend To Cognitive Decline And Dementia
Several studies have shown the health risks of sitting for an extended period of time, which include back pain, poor blood circulation, and cardiovascular issues, tendency to gain weight, and a higher risk of diabetes, among others. However, recent research has also related it to the decrease in thickness of the temporal lobe, an area critical to memory formation. Brain thinning can lead to cognitive decline and dementia. Click here for more info.