Is a Lack of Exercise a Medical Condition?
A sedentary lifestyle increases the risk for many diseases such as obesity, type 2 diabetes, heart attacks, strokes, hypertension and much more. Should lack of exercise be considered a medical condition. A researcher from the Mayo Clinic published an article in the August 2012 issue of the Journal of Physiology stating that a lack of exercise should be considered an important health condition.
In mainstream medicine, the absence of disease is considered to be good health. It hardly ever is! There is a "wellness buffer" existing between perfect health and when enough of this buffer is lost that we begin to have symptoms of disease. It is in this area that true preventive medicine exists. A healthy lifestyle is the most powerful tool that keeps us close to perfect health and away from symptoms of disease. To learn more about the wellness buffer, click here.