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Dealing with a lot of standing

How can I deal with standing for long periods? I have an odd sensation, like pins and needles The technical name for that kind of altered sensation is paraesthesia. It can have a number of causes; ...
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For healthy people, does Pulse Rate increase significantly when getting up & standing from supine position?

Postural changes in heart rate I found an old study examining postural changes in blood pressure in 43 healthy people: Borst et al. American Journal of Physiology, 1982. Mechanisms of initial heart ...
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Blue veins appearing on legs

Veins pop out when the muscles are strained. https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/why-do-veins-pop-out-when/ Muscle builders try to get them popping out with constraining the blood flow by ...
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is there evidence that determines the appropriate amount of standing time in a day?

Aren't you in luck, I asked a very similar question over in physical fitness SE: https://fitness.stackexchange.com/questions/31109/how-effective-are-standing-desks Here is the top answer: A ...
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