Watching TV for too long could create FATAL blood clots | Health | Life & Style

Watching TV for too long could create FATAL blood clots | Health | Life & Style

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

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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.”

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