Excessive Daily TV Watching May Increase Risk of Death : Health Care

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Watching TV is good to gain the knowledge. But at the same time it is very dangerous if you watch the television for longer time. Watching too much TV will affects you more on your health. Watching too much TV can also effects you in blood clot in the lung – a condition known as pulmonary act.

According to new research watching TV more time will effects you in risk of dying from a blood clot in the lung.

From 1988 to 1990, Japanese researchers asked 86,024 participants, age 40-79, how many hours they spent watching TV. Over the next 19 years, 59 participants died of a pulmonary embolism.

Researchers found that compared to participants who watched TV less than 2.5 hours each day, deaths from a pulmonary embolism increased by:

  • 70 % among those who watched TV from 2.5 to 4.9 hours
  • 40 % for each additional 2 hours of daily TV watching; and
  • 2.5 times among those who watched TV 5 or more hours.

Watching TV for longer period of time may be cause of getting diabetes , obesity and also hyper tension. So, do reduce the period of time in watching TV.

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