Could a sedentary lifestyle be a contributing factor to the upsurgence of acid reflux in our society? I typify these discourse into Google search: statistics about tranquil lifestyles. What I found was view-opening and pretty darn scary!!
These were the stats from the first article that explosion up, “Sitting Disease is Taking a Toll on Your Body:”
300,000 deaths occur yearly due to inactivity and poor dietary clothe in the United States alone.
20% of all deaths of people 35 and older are attributed to a lack of natural nimbleness.
65% of Americans tend 2 or more hours of TV commonplace.
Sedentary lifestyles are responsible for an estimated $24 billion in outspoken medicinal spending
Women are more likely to lead tranquil lives than men.
Shocking! And this was just the infographic!!
Could my being tranquil be a contributing factor to my acrid reflux? At age 57, I am facing the sober fact that my session lifestyle has not served my aging peptic system. When I needed to innovate my habit, I grabbed antacids, acid-blockers, sour-reducers and proton inhibitor medications instead. It seemed to work for a while but invariably, the symptoms returned. And this time, with a retribution!
Fast forward to the past few days. I’ve had a resurrection of acid reflex. Like an spirituous does when he or she has fallen off the wagon and goes back to a Twelve Step Meeting, I went back through the management regimen and supplementation recommendations from my naturopathic doctor to see where I’d gone wrong. Vitamins and supplements, check. Drinking water, okay, I can add a bottle or two. Greek yogurt, dislike it but I’ll repurchase some more and put flaxseed in it. And so on and so on.
What had not changed was the long hours sitting on my rump. From sun up to almost another sunshine up, for hours at a time, I am in a seated position. (Even writing this stipulate, I’m seated on my recliner with my notebook computer in my lap!) My mind is constantly engaged but my substance is not. So in many ways I am the poster child for the afore-mentioned subject.
According to WebMD, a 10-15 diminutive walk throughout the Time can help your digestion. It can rid you of wind, acid reflux, condensation and stomach shackle echo Ameya C, a bestow writer for StyleCraze, the world’s largest website for women. The Universe is sending me–it’s sending us–a wake up call. Today is the day to make a settlement. Will it be harsh? Heck yes! But as someone once before-mentioned to me, “When has something being hard been a good enough reason not to do it?”