Tall people over 6ft 2in are much more likely to have develop deadly blood clots that lead to heart attacks

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Being tall may have its shortcomings.

For researchers have found that greater height comes with increased risk of heart attacks and strokes.

A study of 2.7million people concluded taller men and women are far more likely to develop blood clots in their veins – a leading cause of heart problems.

The study, which also compared siblings to rule out genetic factors, found a direct correlation between height and risk of venous thromboembolism.

Read more of the original article from DailyMail.

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