Avoid a sedentary lifestyle and look after your health, say doctors

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  • Friday, 15 Nov 2013

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PEOPLE should avoid sitting too long to prevent pulmonary embolism (PE), says a heart specialist.

Citing sitting in front of a computer for hours on end as an example, Raja Permaisuri Bainun Hospital cardiologist Dr Leong Weng San said the condition occured when blood clots formed in the veins of the leg migrate to the lungs, blocking one or more lung arteries (pulmonary arteries).

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