Inactivity was recently shown to increase the risk of death at the same linear upward trend as increases in high blood pressure, meaning as the time spent sedentary goes up, so does risk of death.
An increase in blood pressure and risk of death shows the same exact trajectory.
In a study presented earlier in April at the World Congress of Cardiology, more than 400,000 Taiwanese citizens were followed in varying activity levels: Inactive, Highly Active, and Moderately Active.
It was no surprise that the most highly active group showed the healthiest blood pressure numbers of the entire study.
Noting that as blood pressure increases, so does cardiovascular disease, the authors pointed out that people with the most healthy blood pressure levels were the ones that exercised regularly, and were therefore also the least likely to die prematurely.
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