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Monday, September 21, 2015

Watching TV for too long can be fatal

Watching a movie or television episode once it has become an exciting hobby for many people. But you must be careful because a recent study in Japan found that watching television for too long can kill you.
Watching three hours of more television each day may increase the risk of early death. (Picture from: http://bit.ly/1gkWFaI)
18-year-long study involving more than 86,000 people revealed that they were sitting too long in a day watching television have a higher risk of dying from pulmonary embolism, which is a sudden blockage or blood clot in one of the arteries of the lungs.

According to the Mayo Clinic, in many cases of pulmonary embolism caused by blood clots that flow to the lungs, most of the foot, but occasionally from other parts of the body. Other health problems have been associated with sitting for too long, including obesity, heart disease, diabetes and some cancers.

According to this latest research, people who watch television more than five hours a day twice as likely to experience fatal pulmonary embolism than those who watch with a span of only 2.5 hours.

According to the study's lead author, Toru Shirakawa, who is also a public health researcher at Osaka University in Japan, we should not just sit there while watching television in a long time. Interspersed with marching in place or standing. Also, do not forget to drink to avoid dehydration.

In addition to the activity of watching television, playing computer games too long also calls associated with death from pulmonary embolism. The findings are presented at the annual congress of the European Society of Cardiology in London. *** [EKA | FROM VARIOUS SOURCES | TELEGRAPH]
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