Blood clot risk — and other problems — might be tied to how tall you are

Blood clot risk — and other problems — might be tied to how tall you are

How tall you are might hold clues to your risk of various health problems, such as blood clots, according to a new study.

Height can be an independent predictor of your risk for venous thromboembolism, or VTE, also known as blood clots, according to the study, published Tuesday in the journal Circulation: Cardiovascular Genetics.
That blood clot risk was lowest among the shortest women and men and appeared to increase with height, the research showed.

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