1. Latest News
  2. Submit Press Release

Government Report Ties Rise In Cancer Cases To Lifestyle And How an Adjustable Height Desk Can Help

A recent government report has tied sitting and obesity to a severe cancer risk. Excess weight and sedentary lifestyle are contributors to many diseases.

 
PRLog - June 11, 2012 - GAINESVILLE, Ga. -- The ultimate sedentary position is sitting.  Excessive sitting at work can be addressesed by standing intermittently at the workspace and is facilitated by use of a sit and stand or adjustable height desk.

A major government report has found a disconcerting connection between cancer cases and obesity and inactivity.  The report published March 28 confirms that excess weight and a sedentary lifestyle are factors that increase the risk in almost one third of common cancers.  The ultimate sedentary position is sitting.  Excessive sitting at work can be addressesed by standing intermittently at the workspace and is facilitated by use of a sit and stand or adjustable height desk.

"Americans don't understand the association between cancer and obesity", says physician Marcus Piescia, director of the division of cancer prevention for the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).  "They know about the links from obesity to diabetes, heart disease and arthritis, but many don't know about this".

Maintaining a healthy weight and getting sufficient exercise may be among the most important ways to prevent cancer, the authors write.  Inactivity alters hormone and insulin levels, causing chronic hypertension and contributes to damaging inflammatory agents.  The Desktop Elevator, from OiC Innovations, can alleviate many of these concerns by creating a convertable, sit to stand workplace.  The adjustable height workplace creates less stress on the body, and helps curb obesity.

For more information about the Desktop Elevator and workplace health in general, visit http://www.desktopelevator.com for more information.

--- End ---

Click to Share

Contact Email:
***@desktopelevator.com Email Verified
Source:Desktop Elevator
Phone:888-922-2573
Zip:30506
Location:Gainesville - Georgia - United States
Industry:Health
Tags:adjustable height desk, height adjustable desk, sit and stand desk, sit to stand desk, Adjustable Height Desks
Last Updated:Jul 03, 2012
Shortcut:prlog.org/11896941
Verified Account Email Address
Verified Account Phone Number

Disclaimer:   Issuers of the press releases are solely responsible for the content of their press releases. PRLog can't be held liable for the content posted by others.   Report Abuse

Latest Press Releases By “

More...

Trending News...



Like PRLog?
9K2K1K
Click to Share