Prolong inactivity will not only negatively affect your mental health, but it can harm your physical health too. Lack of exercise is linked to obesity, increase risk of colon cancer, heart disease, metabolic syndrome, diabetes, osteoporosis and even dementia, depression, anxiety, etc
A sedentary lifestyle involve little or no physical activity. It means You are often sitting or lying down while engaging in an activity like reading, watching television, playing video games, or using a mobile phone/computer for long.
It can be associated with your occupation, disability status, elderly people and those with mental disorder who depends on others for activities of their daily living.
Problems due to sedentary lifestyle can be controlled by involving in more active lifestyle or activities that can reduce the chance of chronic health conditions, mental health disorders.
Active activities includes exercises and sports. You can run, weight training, cycling, walk to work, do house chores, use stairs case instead of the elevator and do things yourself.