As a species that has been around for roughly the last 200,000 years, modern Homo sapiens lead active lives until the very recent past. Unfortunately, there have been consequences on our health because of this rather sudden desire to sit down.
Archive for September, 2010
When blood functions as it should, clotting to prevent blood loss, it serves an important role in self preservation. However, when blood clots in our blood stream and obstructs blood flow, as in the case of Pulmonary Embolisms, it all too often threatens life.
If you can relate to that cramped feeling that you get when you stay seated too long on a long trip and the overwhelming urge to get up and stretch your legs, you have some idea what those with Restless Legs Syndrome can face night after night.