Watching TV for too long could create FATAL blood clots

Watching TV for too long could create FATAL blood clots
 

Scientists warn that it can trigger a vein condition known as venous thromboembolism.
It usually affects the legs, arms or pelvis but can lead to clots in the lungs.
And US researchers warned that exercise does not slash the risk – unless it is regular.
Professor Mary Cushman, of Vermont University, in the US, said: “Watching TV itself isn’t likely to be bad but we tend to snack and sit still for prolonged periods while watching.”
The researchers asked 15,158 participants aged 45 to 64 about how often they viewed TV.
Rates of the condition were 70 per cent higher among those answering “very... read more

 
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