Watching Too Much TV Hurts Your Heart

Saturday, February 5, 2011 10:06
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Sitting on the couch, watching a lot of television or staring at a computer screen all day may harm your heart and shorten your life, suggests a new study, even if you get regular exercise.

Inactivity and obesity are two major factors in the development of heart disease, raising risk 39.5% and 33.9% respectively; according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

Researchers found TV watchers may have double the risk of heart attack.

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